Timothy M. Holly


Connolly Gallagher LLP
1201 North Market Street
20th Floor
Wilmington, DE 19801

Tel: 302-252-4217

Email: tholly@connollygallagher.com
Web: www.connollygallagher.com

Tim Holly is co-chair of Connolly Gallagher LLP’s labor and employment law group and one of the firm’s founding partners. Tim represents both employers and employees, including top executives, in a multitude of matters impacting the workplace generally and human resources and post-employment restrictions specifically. Tim’s straight-forward approach to counseling, negotiation, and employment transactional services has enabled numerous clients to avoid legal disputes. When that has not been possible, Tim has successfully advocated for numerous clients in alternative dispute resolution, before administrative agencies, and in state and federal courts – including in pleading and motion practice, jury trial, and appeals.

Tim offers both employers and employees perspective from both his extensive experience and expertise with employment laws and his understanding of and focus on broader business concerns such as return on investment, leadership, team synergy. Tim’s clients also benefit from his knowledge of current and emerging issues in employment law, gleaned through his active involvement in labor and employment law legislative initiatives. At all steps and in all forums, Tim recognizes that even seemingly similar disputes are unique in numerous ways and that both companies and people are individuals that deserve to be treated as such.

Tim has been repeatedly ranked as one of the top labor & employment practitioners in Delaware by Chambers USA: Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. Tim has also been repeatedly selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® for employment law, he is consistently rated as a top employment attorney by Delaware Super Lawyers and Delaware Today Top Lawyers, which has rated Tim as the top attorney in employment law for both individuals and for management. Tim is AV® rated in Martindale-Hubbell’s Preeminent™ Peer Review and as a “Client Champion” based on client review.

Connolly Gallagher’s labor and employment attorneys provide counseling and litigation services to clients before administrative bodies, state and federal courts, and representation in arbitration and mediation proceedings.

We represent public and private employers and individuals in a wide spectrum of employment law matters, including discrimination, retaliation, discharge, whistleblower activities, breach of restrictive covenants, ERISA, benefits management, wage and hour laws, prevailing wage and other public works contracting matters, unemployment compensation, regulatory compliance, and comprehensive policy / employee handbook reviews. We also represent clients in professional licensing matters, including proceedings before the Delaware Supreme Court’s Board on Professional Responsibility, the Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline, the Board of Nursing, and other administrative tribunals.

Our attorneys also represent public and private clients in labor matters involving collective bargaining, contract administration, bargaining unit elections, arbitration, all phases of labor board proceedings, and related litigation.  Having represented employers with fewer than ten employees, and those with over 10,000, as well as individuals, including executives, we offer a broad range of experience and insight to help our clients avoid labor and employment disputes, and to resolve them successfully when they occur.

Connolly Gallagher is a law firm with deep roots in Delaware and stature in its legal community. Our clients deserve vigorous advocacy, wise counsel and focused implementation of their goals. Our team of lawyers brings courtroom strength, boardroom experience and a mission of service.

Our lawyers collaborate, sharing our deep knowledge of the law and delivering our services efficiently to our clients. We focus on what we do best – civil litigation, business planning, governmental advice, business reorganization, wealth planning, corporate structuring, commercial real estate, personal services – with strength.

We are nimble, focused and responsive. Our lawyers bring decades of accomplishment and a tradition of civic and professional leadership. Our clients deserve our best, which we are proud to seek to deliver daily.