Matthew S. Connors is an associate in the Firm’s Litigation Department and a member of the Securities Litigation/Corporate Governance practice. Mr. Connors’ practice focuses on M&A litigation in courts throughout the country, as well as counseling public company boards of directors and senior management with respect to a broad range of corporate governance and business matters.
Mr. Connors also has experience representing board committees responding to shareholder demands and in defending companies, boards of directors and senior management in shareholder derivative litigation.
Mr. Connors received his B.A., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from New York University, and his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. During law school, Mr. Connors served as an intern to the Honorable Jack B. Jacobs of the Delaware Supreme Court, and as a Senior Editor of the Journal of Business Law, which published his comment: “Don’t Make A Federal Case Out Of It: An Argument Why The Claims Of Plaintiffs Affected By A Nationwide Fraud Should Not Be Certified As A Class Action Under Rule 23(b)(3),” 13 U. Pa. J. Bus. L. 499 (2011).
Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Connors served as a law clerk to the Honorable John W. Noble of the Delaware Court of Chancery.