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Connolly C. McArthur - Senior Counsel

Connolly C. McArthur


University of Southern Mississippi, B.S., 1986, Honors
University of Southern Mississippi, M.B.A., 1987
University of Florida College of Law, J.D., 1996, Honors

Bar Memberships

  • The Florida Bar
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Connolly C. McArthur - Senior Counsel

Connolly is Senior Counsel in the firm’s Litigation Group.  She focuses primarily on the defense of long term care communities, including assisted living facility and nursing home claims, and premises liability defense. She has extensive experience in drafting and enforcing arbitration agreements for Long Term Care communities. She has also authored numerous successful appeals in this area of the law, including Tandem Health Care v. Whitney, Alterra Healthcare v. Linton, Alterra Healthcare v. Bryant, and Himmelmann v. Alterra Healthcare. Connolly also represents medical professionals in claims made by their patients and the Department of Health and has experience in Creditors' Rights law.

Connolly is a member of the Defense Research Institute and the Clearwater Bar Association. 

Connolly resides in Belleair, Florida with her husband, James, son and daughter, and their Golden Retriever, Sadie. Connolly has served on the Vestry of The Episcopal Church of the Ascension, and she and her husband are actively involved with charitable organizations such as The ARC Tampa Bay Foundation, RCS and the Belleair Community Foundation. 

Outside of the office, Connolly enjoys spending time with her family and friends, cheering on her children at swim meets and dance competitions, college football, boating, walking with Sadie, and soaking up the Florida sunshine. 


Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

Community & Civic Affiliations

  • RSC Pinellas
    - Board of Directors

Professional Associations

  • Clearwater Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)