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Robert Kilroy and Paul Carey Selected for Worcester Business Journal Power 100 for 2024


Mirick O’Connell is proud to announce that the Firm’s Co-Managing Partners Paul Carey and Bob Kilroy have been selected to the Worcester Business Journal’s Power 100 list for 2024. The list recognizes the 100 most influential business leaders in Central Massachusetts. These individuals are high-profile people making major moves in the region, shaping the economy and the community.

Paul is a partner in the Creditors' Rights, Bankruptcy and Reorganization Group, where he concentrates his practice on creditors' rights, bankruptcy, and business reorganization matters. He has extensive experience with bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings and litigation, representing creditors, debtors, creditors' committees, trustees, and receivers. He represents borrowers, lenders, and other creditors in out-of-court loan restructurings, receiverships, assignments for the benefit of creditors, and the purchase and sale of distressed businesses.

Bob is a partner and former chair of the Labor, Employment and Employee Benefits Group, where he specializes in employment litigation in defense of corporations and their executives. Bob has extensive experience representing hospitals and physician groups. He routinely appears in federal and state courts throughout New England and beyond, as well as before the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in defense of claims of discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, breach of contract, whistleblower, and wage payment violations. Bob also has extensive experience in both defense and enforcement of non-compete agreements. In addition, he represents management for private-sector employers in grievance arbitrations filed by unions, with particular emphasis on the health care industry. Apart from his employment litigation practice, Bob advises clients on a broad range of employment and human resource-related issues.

Both attorneys have impressive track records with the firm, are deeply involved with the community, and are regularly recognized by rating service Super Lawyers.

View all of the WBJ Power 100 for 2024 profiles on the Worcester Business Journal’s website: (subscription required)