Josiah R. Wolcott Elected Partner of Connolly Gallagher, LLP
WILMINGTON, DELAWARE – Connolly Gallagher LLP announces that Josiah R. Wolcott has been elected partner of the firm, effective January 1, 2015. Mr. Wolcott has practiced in the Newark office of Connolly Gallagher since the firm’s inception in 2012, and before then with the Business Law Group of Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP since 2006.
Mr. Wolcott represents a wide range of clients, including local business owners, companies, and individuals seeking both general counsel and litigation services. Mr. Wolcott’s primary focus is in the fields of commercial and general litigation as well as municipal law. He counsels clients in matters relating to contract disputes, real estate disputes, construction law, land use, both commercial and residential landlord-tenant law, commercial leases, and insurance disputes. Mr. Wolcott represents clients at every level of the State judiciary as well as in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware and has achieved success both through trial and alternative dispute resolution. Mr. Wolcott is also admitted to practice in Pennsylvania.
Mr. Wolcott has been recognized by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in Business Litigation and is also rated AV® by Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Wolcott is a member of the Rodney Inn of Court, the American Bar Association, and the Delaware Bar Association. Mr. Wolcott currently serves pro bono as an attorney guardian ad litem for the Office of the Child Advocate and is a member on the Board of Directors for both the New Castle Senior Center and the Delaware Institute for the Arts in Education. He also serves on the Alumni Board of Wilmington Friends School.
Mr. Wolcott received an Honors B.A. from the University of Delaware in 2001, followed by his J.D. from The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University in 2005.