Gerard Donnelly is a graduate of The University of Notre Dame.  After serving as an officer in the U.S. Army, he later went on to complete his law degree at The Thomas M. Cooley Law School.  His first experience was as an Assistant County Attorney where he prosecuted numerous cases while assigned to the Family Court Bureau.  In addition to child support, custody, and visitation issues, Mr. Donnelly also handled Juvenile Delinquency and child-related cases.  During this time, he tried a number of cases pertaining to these matters, as well as countless courtroom hearings.

Mr. Donnelly later served as an Assistant District Attorney.  During his tenure with the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office, he prosecuted numerous criminal cases, with a number of trials to his credit.  He forged many relationships during this time with police, government officials, and government agencies entities that represent invaluable resources in the private sector.     

Upon his departure from the District Attorney’s Office, Mr. Donnelly was invited to join Sobel & Kelly, the prominent insurance defense firm.  Although he later left the firm to establish his own practice, Mr. Donnelly’s relationship with the firm continues in an Of Counsel capacity, validating his belief in the importance of building lifelong personal and professional relationships.