Molly P. Connors is an associate in the Chicago office of Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A. and is engaged in resolving a broad range of disputes in the areas of civil litigation involving medical malpractice defense and personal injury actions, and long term care and nursing home negligence.
Prior to joining QPWB, she was an associate with a statewide civil litigation defense law firm in Chicago where she focused on construction litigation, premises liability, employer liability, and insurance coverage cases. Ms. Connors handled disputes arising from employment, business relationships, personal injury, and other related matters. She negotiated settlements which exceeded client expectations. Her practice regularly involved deposing treating physicians. She drafted several successful summary judgments, motions to dismiss, and appeals involving insurance issues.
Ms. Connors received her Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan Law School in 2012 and Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude from George Washington University in 2009 graduating with a major in political science. While in law school, she served as executive editor of the Michigan Journal of International Law and participated in moot court competition.
Ms. Connors interned with the Department of Labor in Chicago aiding with wage and hour actions going to trial. In addition to participating with trial preparations, she also worked on preparing a successful summary judgement in an ERISA case. Ms. Connors served as a federal judicial extern with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
Ms. Connors is licensed to practice law in Illinois and is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for Northern District of Illinois. She is a member of the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel.
Plaintiff Cannot Collect Lost Wages in Workers’ Compensation Retaliation Claim, IDC 2014 SURVEY OF LAW (Illinois Ass’n of Def. Trial Counsel), at 31-32.
Illinois Appellate Court Finds Trip on Curb Compensable under Workers' Compensation Act Due to "Street Risk" Doctrine, IDC DEFENSE UPDATE (Illinois Ass’n of Def. Trial Counsel Emp’t Law Comm.), July 2015, at 3.
115 South LaSalle Street, Suite 3100
Chicago, Illinois 60603
Telephone: (312) 566-0040
Facsimile: (312) 566-0041
Areas of Practice:
- Assisted Living Facilities
- Construction Claims
- General Litigation
- Hospitals/ Acute Care Facilities
- Insurance and Insurers
- Labor and Employment Law
- Medical Malpractice Defense
- Nursing Homes
- Premises Liability
- University of Michigan Law School, J.D. (2012)
- The George Washington University, B.A., magna cum laude (2009)