Co-Managing Partner and Executive Committee Member, Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP 

Liam O'Connell was named Co-Managing Partner of Nutter McClennen & Fish in 2019. He is also a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and Chair of the firm's Labor, Employments and Benefits practice group. Prior to attending law school, Liam served as an officer in the United States Army. An Honor Graduate of the United States Army’s Ranger School and Military Intelligence Officer Advanced School, he retired from military service as a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Judge Advocate General Corps.

Diversity and inclusion efforts at Nutter include a mentoring program for under-represented attorneys, unconscious bias training, and a diversity speaker series. In 2020, the firm received Mansfield Certification status for using diverse slates when selecting leaders, hiring lateral attorneys, and developing client service teams.   

Joined LCLD 2022 

Highlights of LCLD Participation

Fellows Program
Fellows nominated:
2022: Micah Miller

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected:
2022: Guru Laxmikanthan, Ritika Bhakrhi

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Scholars hosted:
2022: Sebastien Philemon

Members: Liam O'Connell,  Michael Scott

Diversity Professionals:Debbie KirraneKate deLima

Communications: Heather Merton