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Brian Connolly Joins Hawkins Parnell & Young in St. Louis

February 19, 2021 – Press Release

February 19, 2021 (St. Louis, MO) – Hawkins Parnell & Young is pleased to announce the addition of litigator Brian Connolly to its St. Louis office.

For over a decade, Brian has handled litigation on behalf of multinational conglomerates, small businesses, and local property owners across Missouri and Illinois. Brian has represented a range of clients from the manufacturing, construction, transportation, chemicals, and energy sectors. He has substantial experience defending against lawsuits arising from product liability, toxic exposures, and commercial disputes.

“It is energizing to join such a highly-regarded litigation firm with a strong national and Midwest presence,” said Brian Connolly. “I am looking forward to working with my colleagues from across the country to provide exceptional results for clients.”

Prior to joining Hawkins Parnell, Brian was counsel at the law firm Heyl Royster. He served as national coordinating counsel for an international commercial appliance distributor in product liability litigation and handled a number of commercial and residential fire claims.

Brian is licensed in Illinois and Missouri. He obtained his J.D. from Saint Louis University School of Law and his B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Dayton.

About Hawkins Parnell & Young

Hawkins Parnell & Young is a national defense litigation firm that has represented many of the largest and most well-known companies in high-risk litigation and business disputes. The team works with clients to develop winning defense strategies and, if necessary, try cases to verdict across the United States. The firm has offices located in Atlanta, Austin, Charleston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Napa, New York, St. Louis, and San Francisco.