Matthew J. Connelly

Matthew J. Connelly

mconnelly@beersmallers.com

Experience:
Beers, Mallers, Backs & Salin, LLP, Senior Counsel
Blume, Wyneken, Connelly, Jordan & Stucky, LLP, Partner (1980-2016)
Gates & Gates Law Firm (1977-1979)
Lincoln National Corporation (1974-1976)

  • Practice devoted to corporate and general business, commercial real estate and real/commercial collections.

Associations:
Allen County Bar Association
Indiana State Bar Association
Allen County Bar Association, President (1995-1996)
Allen County Bar Association, Board Member
Better Business Bureau, Board Member
Catholic Social Services, Board Member

Bar Admissions:
Indiana, 1974
U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

Education:
University of Notre Dame School of Law, 1974
University of Notre Dame, 1971

During the time that Matt attended the University of Notre Dame School of Law, he taught Western Civilization Literature in the College of Arts and Letters at the University of Notre Dame. Matt was honored with a top ten percentile rating by the vote of his undergraduate students.

During Matt’s forty-two year legal career, he has represented corporate, commercial and partnership clients in a wide variety of business transactions and litigation, including numerous trials in the State and Federal Courts.  Most recently, Matt successfully co-represented the Plaintiffs in a multi-state Class Action Lawsuit against a Fortune 500 corporation resulting in an award valued at approximately $179,000,000. Matt thoroughly enjoys the privilege of representing his clients in business and commercial transactions.

Position: Senior Counsel
Location: Fort Wayne Office
Phone: 260.426.9706
Fax: 260.420.1314

Assistant/Paralegal: Karen Snyder
Assistant/Paralegal’s Phone Extension: 319
Assistant/Paralegal’s E-Mail: ksnyder@beersmallers.com