Connor McNellis


I enjoy helping clients close deals while maximizing their value and protecting their legal interests.

+1 858 550 6135

Connor McNellis is an associate in the real estate and credit finance practice groups and a member of Cooley's business department. He represents clients in a broad spectrum of real estate transactions and matters. Connor’s practice includes complex commercial leasing, joint ventures, acquisitions/dispositions, and real estate and project finance. Connor also routinely counsel’s clients on emerging issues at the intersection of real estate and technology (a/k/a PropTech).

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  • Manchester Financial Closes $425 Million Refinance of Fairmont Austin Hotel 

  • Crown Bioscience Enters Merger Agreement With JSR Corporation 

  • Redfin – $159 Million IPO 

Practices & Industries


    Following Minnesota sports

    Spending time with family and friends

    Enjoying the outdoors


  • University of Minnesota Law School
    JD, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2013

  • Boston College
    BA, 2009

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+1 858 550 6135 office

4401 Eastgate Mall
San Diego, CA 92121-1909