John J. Connolly

John J. Connolly


Zuckerman Spaeder LLP

Recognized since 2010

Baltimore, Maryland

Practice Areas

Appellate Practice

Commercial Litigation

Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law

Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Appellate Practice
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John J. Connolly represents individuals and business entities in civil litigation and appellate matters.

He focuses in particular on representing lawyers and law firms in legal malpractice claims, disciplinary proceedings, and ethical disputes.

John has represented individuals and businesses in business torts, insurance coverage disputes, securities and consumer class actions, employment disputes, and a variety of common law contract and tort actions in federal and state courts.

John has also represented individuals detained by the U.S. military at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and Bagram Air Force Base in Afghanistan, and he has spoken on issues pertaining to the detainees of Guantanamo Bay. He is the editor of two books on the Maryland Constitution and the author of numerous articles focusing on legal and judicial ethics and Maryland statutory and common law.

In 2015, he was elected as a member of the American Law Institute, and he is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.

Location

  • 100 East Pratt Street, Suite 2440
    Baltimore, MD 21202-1031

Education

  • University of Maryland , J.D., graduated 1991
  • University of Virginia, B.A., graduated 1981

Bar Admissions

  • United States, District of Columbia
  • United States, Maryland

Zuckerman Spaeder LLP
Headquarters: Washington, District of Columbia

34 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

4 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Appellate Practice

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Appellate Practice, Baltimore (2021)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
  • Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants

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