Kiley McCarthy Connolly


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    Based in the firm’s Southern California offices, Kiley McCarthy Connolly's practice focuses on a wide range of civil litigation matters including the defense of companies and employers in employment and commercial related actions. She has litigated a number of matters to successful resolution in both state and federal courts and has experience in a variety of heavily regulated practice areas. She also provides advice and counsel in assisting companies and organizations with developing and instituting policies and procedures to avoid litigation. Kiley defends clients against claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, whistleblower, workplace violence, Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) issues, other leave issues, and complex wage and hour disputes.

    Kiley attended Bentley University, earning a Bachelor of Science in Managerial Economics and Liberal Studies degree in Social Responsibility and Ethics.  Ms. McCarthy Connolly subsequently attended the University of San Diego School of Law earning her Juris Doctorate.


    • California
    • U.S. District Court, Central, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of California


    • San Diego Defense Lawyers Association

    Community Involvement

    • Promises2Kids, Philanthropy Board Committee Member
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    J.D.,  University of San Diego Law School, 2016

    • Recipient of the Order of the Barristers Award
    • AAJ Intermural Mock Trial Competition, First Place
    • AAJ Mock Trial Competition, Semifinalist

    B.S., Bentley University, 2013

    • Double Majored in Managerial Economics and Social Justice & Responsibility