Robert M. Connolly - Stites & Harbison, PLLC

Robert M. Connolly

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006
Phone: 502-681-0424

Bob Connolly serves as Chairman of the Firm.  He is based in the Louisville office and has been with the firm since 1980. He is a member of the firm's Business Litigation Section and the Torts & Insurance Practice Service Group.

Bob has tried more than 80 cases to jury verdicts in several states. He has also argued before every appellate court in the federal and state courts of Kentucky. His practice includes defending complex product liability claims and construction and commercial disputes. He has also had experience in administrative, OSHA, insurance, and admiralty claims. Bob is a Fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America.

 Bob also served as a Special Justice on the Kentucky Supreme Court, Greene, et. al. v. Commonwealth of Kentucky, Administrative Office of the Courts, et. al., ____ S.W.3d ___ (KY September 22, 2011).

Dartmouth CollegeBA 1977Washington and Lee University School of LawJ.D. 1980
American Bar AssociationKentucky Bar AssociationLouisville Bar AssociationLouisville Bar FoundationAmerican College of Trial LawyersKentucky Defense CounselDefense Research InstituteMaritime Law Association of the United StatesLitigation Counsel of America

Case History

Medical Device Litigation — Trial counsel for a major medical device manufacturer in multiple states
Construction Litigation — National counsel for a nation-wide construction company in corporate and litigation matters
Mass Tort Litigation — Supervising trial counsel in mass tort litigation involving more than 2,000 plaintiffs in Kentucky

Office Location

400 West Market Street, Suite 1800
Louisville, KY 40202-3352
United States

Practice Areas

Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation (Appellate, Breach of Contract, Civil Litigation, Complex Litigation, Construction, Food and Drug, Mass Tort, Product Liability, Tort)

Other Information

Gender: Male