Paul Connolly serves as special counsel in Pierce Atwood's Energy Practice Group. He has a unique background in energy and utility law that includes experience in the public sector as well as the private sector as in-house and outside counsel. This experience in all aspects of energy and utility law provides significant benefits to Paul's clients as they navigate the regulatory and permitting process.
Prior to joining Pierce Atwood, Paul was the Vice President and General Counsel for Iberdrola USA, Inc. (formerly Energy East Corporation and now AVANGRID). Earlier in his career, Paul was the managing partner of the Boston office of a large international firm and led their state regulatory practice throughout the country. He also served as an Assistant Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and started its Utility Division.
- Boston Bar Association
- Energy Bar Association
- Past member Edison Electric Institute and American Gas Association - Legal Sections