Michael C. Connell (Mike) joined the Risk Management & Workers’ Compensation Practice in January 2004. He has since been involved with hundreds of cases before the North Carolina Industrial Commission for a wide range of clients from major insurance carriers to self-insureds.
Upon finishing law school in 1985, Mike curiously decided that it would only make sense to pursue a career in music with a band that he and his younger brother had started while Mike was in law school. The band ultimately recorded and released 7 albums and toured across 45 states and 14 countries, including Canada and much of Western and Central Europe.
After roughly 17 years of touring and recording, Mike and his bandmates came to their collective senses, came off the road, and took “grown-up” jobs. It was at this time that Mike had the great fortune to be offered a position at Cranfill Sumner LLP. Fortunately for Mike’s clients, his skills as an attorney outshine his “skills” as a musician.
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Michael Connell, Of Counsel with Cranfill Sumner LLP, will be a featured speaker at the Bobbitt Inn of Court January meeting. On Jan. 18, Connell will speak about his experience as part of the musical group The Connells and provide his perspective as a musician and performer. The Connells has recorded eight albums and toured worldwide.… Read More
Michael Connell recently received the “President’s Award of Excellence” from The Wake County Bar Association. The award honors those who’ve shown exemplary and dedicated service to the Lawyers of Wake County.… Read More
Scott Dunnagan (Raleigh), Matt Covington (Charlotte) and Michael Connell (Raleigh) recently obtained a Full Commission Opinion & Award in favor of Defendants… Read More