Conor joined the firm in 2021. He has worked with clients in all phases of the litigation process from pre-suit investigations, filing of motions to dismiss, taking and defending depositions, to trial itself, including more than 30 jury trials. Conor served as lead counsel in 25 of these jury trials and in almost every case, his clients prevailed in whole or in significant part. Having represented people at every stage of the process, Conor has the compassion, strategic thinking and experience to provide zealous representation no matter how high the stakes.
At Donnelly + Gross, Conor handles employment matters, counseling and defending the interests of businesses, professionals and executives. In the public sector, he protects the interests of first responders and government employee unions, 501(c)3 benevolent organizations and pension funds.
Conor has a demonstrated commitment to pro bono and community service. He served for three years as an Assistant Public Defender in Gainesville. Prior to his legal career, he served as a Teaching Fellow withUrban Prep Academies on the South Side of Chicago, a Corps Member with City Year AmeriCorps in Seattle, and as a counselor with Seeds of Peace International Camp.
Conor is a graduate of University of Florida Levin College of Law where he was selected as a teaching assistant for Legal Writing and Trial Practice. Conor received three book awards for his excellent advocacy skills in Legal Writing, Appellate Advocacy, and Appellate Law and Policy. He also externed for Chief Justice Jorge Labarga of the Florida Supreme Court, and coauthored Mental Health Courts and Sentencing Disparities, 62 Villanova L.R. 685 (2017).
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