Jaime is the Office Lead Partner for Fredericton. He practices corporate and commercial law, with an emphasis on commercial transactions and major project contracts. He has extensive experience in contract drafting and negotiations, including in relation to strategic procurement, software licensing and services, public-private partnerships, and energy sector projects. Jaime advises clients in the manufacturing sector on a broad range of commercial contracts. He has been recognized for his practice in Corporate law by Best Lawyers in Canada for the past three years and is also ranked in the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory.
Previous to McInnes Cooper, Jaime had long history working as in-house counsel for regional, national and international companies. He has provided legal support to a diversified group of Atlantic Canada-based companies, with involvement in the forest product, shipbuilding, manufacturing, distribution, transportation, retailing, agri-business, construction, and other sectors. He has acted as senior in-house counsel to one of Atlantic Canada’s leading information technology services providers. While practicing in Toronto, Jaime was Corporate Counsel & Secretary of a Fortune 500 information technology company’s Canadian subsidiary and legal counsel for a major international engineering and construction firm.
Jaime is member of the New Brunswick subsection of the Canadian Bar Association. He is also a member of the Law Society of New Brunswick and the York-Sunbury Law Association. Jaime Connolly is also ranked in The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.
J.D., Osgoode Hall Law School (1979)
B.A. (Hons.), St. Thomas University (1976)