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Scott Connolly

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Scott B. Connolly

Adjunct Professor of Law

Mr. Connolly is the Chief Talent Officer at Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, and was a partner and associate in the firm’s corporate group for 15 years.  He has represented public and private clients in a variety of corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions and securities.
Mr. Connolly has taught the M&A Bootcamp and Securities Bootcamp courses at Penn Law since 2013.  In the Spring 2012 semester, Mr. Connolly also taught in the Penn Law Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic with Professor Praveen Kosuri.
Mr. Connolly graduated from the Villanova University School of Law summa cum laude in 1998 and received a degree in finance from the University of Notre Dame in 1988.  Between college and law school, Mr. Connolly held various positions in the commercial banking industry.


  • J.D.Villanova University98
  • B.B.A.University of Notre Dame88