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.