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Latham & Watkins LLP

885 THIRD AVENUE, NEW YORK, NY 10022-4834, USA
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Work +1 212 906 1200
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Fax +1 212 751 4864
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Blair Connelly

Tel:
Work 2129061200
Email:
Web:
www.lw.com
Latham & Watkins LLP

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Blair Connelly is a partner in the New York office of Latham and Watkins. Mr. Connelly is a member of the firm’s Securities & Professional Liability Practice, focusing on the areas of corporate governance and securities litigation.

Position

Litigation & Trial Partner

Career

http://www.lw.com/people/blair-connelly


United States: Dispute resolution

M&A litigation: defense

Within: Leading lawyers

Blair Connelly - Latham & Watkins LLP

Within: M&A litigation: defense

Latham & Watkins LLP has an outstanding reputation in M&A litigation cases in Delaware and across the US involving both public and private companies. Michele Johnson in Orange County and Blair Connelly in New York, who is 'the person to go to for complex cases', lead the practice and were the key lawyers in one of the standout cases of the year: the firm acted for ExamWorks in a Delaware Chancery Court case based on allegations of a flawed buyout process, and achieved a rare award of sanctions against the plaintiffs for discovery abuses in advance of trial. Connelly also worked with San Francisco-based partner Peter Wald in the defence of a shareholder derivative case against Oracle's board of directors, which alleged breaches of fiduciary duty causing the company to overpay for NetSuite Inc. The firm has a deep bench of respected partners, including Los Angeles-based Brian Glennon, who worked with Johnson to defend Avago Technologies in matters arising from its $37bn acquisition of Broadcom; James Brandt in New York; and Colleen Smith in San Diego.

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