I apply the same grit and passion to solving clients’ toughest problems as they bring to their innovative businesses.
Patrick Connolly works closely with innovators and their investors, from formation through exit. He has spent his entire career counseling on issues like company formation and inter-founder matters, venture capital financing, commercial transactions and mergers and acquisitions. In 2022, he was named a Top Lawyer by Boston Magazine by his peers.
Patrick counsels emerging companies in several industry verticals, including biotechnology, digital health, cannabis, software, e-commerce, edtech and cleantech. He has counseled on hundreds of venture financings and strategic transactions throughout his career. As a result, Patrick brings a deep understanding of both the unique legal challenges and marketplace realities facing clients within the industries he serves.
Patrick serves as Co-Chair of the firm's Emerging Company and Venture Capital group, and actively supports ecosystem efforts organized and founded by groups like MassChallenge, Dartmouth College, MIT and Harvard University.