Vicki Shea Connolly

Commercial Litigation Department
Complex Tort & General Liability Defense Group


New Jersey

Federal District Court of New Jersey


J.D., University of Denver College of Law

B.A., Catholic University of America, Finance

cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa honor society

Clerkship, Honorable Alexander Lehrer, Superior Court New Jersey, Monmouth County Civil Division.


  • New Jersey Defense Association

Ms. Connolly is a partner in the Firm’s Commercial Litigation Department. She is a skilled legal strategist who handles all types of legal matters ranging from routine slip and falls to the more complex matters, from inception through trial. Specifically, Ms. Connolly’s practice focuses on complex insurance coverage disputes, including transfer of risk in high exposure cases, legal malpractice, pharmaceutical malpractice, sexual harassment, dram shop litigation, and trucking litigation. Additionally, Ms. Connolly has an extensive appellate practice which includes preparation of legal briefs and argument  before the appellate courts.

Before joining the Firm, Ms. Connolly was a partner at Bolan Jahnsen Dacey ESQS.

Presented at ICLE courses on products liability, dram shop and affidavit of merit.

See published decisions of Short v. Short and Salemke v. Savetnick as well as numerous additional unpublished opinions.