Jack Connolly – Biography
Jack is a trusted advisor who offers strategic guidance and an eye for the big picture. He represents creditors’ and equity committees, debtors, private equity funds and fiduciaries in all aspects of business restructurings, liquidations or distressed sales transactions.
He is also a partner at Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Helsinger LLP.
Early Life and Education
Jack was raised in Nogales, Arizona – on what was then known as the Western Frontier. From an early age he enjoyed hunting big game such as antelope, mule deer and the smaller subspecies known as Coues deer whitetail deer.
He has the unique gift of making people feel at ease when in his presence, with his deep voice speaking volumes of his passions and interests. He cherishes time spent with family, friends and fellow coaches and players.
He possesses an uncanny talent for approaching Boston’s corporate culture like any politician would; by getting in front of as many people as possible. He maintains strong relations with Speaker Nancy Pelosi and advocates strongly for education reform; regularly visiting Roxbury, Mattapan and Dorchester to talk education issues with local residents as well as assist children with homework assistance.
He utilized his competitive spirit, baseball intelligence and propensity for playing multiple positions to appear in 21 seasons of major league play. During that time he earned both the nicknames “Peach Pie” for rookie-year play and later “Rowdy Jack” due to his aggressive style of play.
Jack practices complex commercial litigation before state and federal courts, with an emphasis on class actions, securities litigation, corporate governance issues, real estate disputes, consumer protection litigation and unfair competition claims. Additionally, he has tried cases at the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Jack is part of the firm’s Global Liquidity Team, offering his expertise to public corporations and ultra-high net-worth families in New York City. Additionally, he holds his Certified Financial Planner designation – attaining this credential requires passing the CFP exam along with fulfilling education, experience, and ethics criteria.
Achievement and Honors
Jack loved travel and adventure. Always eager to put his “boots on the ground”, when in college at Northeastern University he would spend weekends walking around Boston and inspecting tall buildings; in addition to taking trips to Iceland and Argentina.
At Shippensburg, Connor was an exceptional two-way player. As quarterback and left halfback for his team, he scored 13 touchdowns while also converting two extra-point kicks, giving him an outstanding school record total of 80 points for 1956.
At Aunt Rip and Uncle Andy’s house on Christmas eve, Connor had significant misgivings about Santa Claus. Although he needed to open all his presents, Connor wasn’t keen on seeing his stepfather (Dick) dressed up like Santa; thus forcing him to wait until everyone had left before taking a closer look at him in costume.
Jack is an idealistic family man. He prioritizes family over all else and seeks someone who will take great pleasure in loving and taking care of him, such as someone with outdoor-oriented hobbies who isn’t too focused on herself.
In Undivided, he returns to the freeway overpass where he and Ariana met and was disappointed that she refused his request to join his illicit activities. He blames her and realizes if he really cared for her he wouldn’t have asked her join his shadowy life as a fugitive.
Connor used to be stubborn and temperamental, but since becoming an AWOL and fugitive he has learned how to control his temper and be more rational. Additionally, his impulse control has improved. All thanks to Risa.
He owns his own whiskey brand called Proper Twelve which generates significant revenues for him. Additionally, August Mcgregor Menswear brand and sports management company. With millions of followers on YouTube and Instagram combined and advertisements being used as revenue generators.
Jack is also an accomplished singer and plays for Diplomaty band. He has appeared in multiple movies such as Hunter, Tokarev and Lily & Kat, while portraying Grizz in Netflix series The Society.
Conor Jack has an estimated net worth estimated at around $32 Million, including his salary and winnings in mixed martial arts (MMA) fights. He holds an endorsement contract with Reebok. During his last fight he earned more than $30 Million from pay-per-view (PPV) sales and sponsors; additionally he will likely see significant payouts for his fight with Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone at UFC 246 scheduled to take place January 2020.