Ted Connolly is a lawyer at the law firm of Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP, where he has concentrated in bankruptcy and finance law for the past eight years. In August 2010, he co-wrote with Joan Feeney, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Massachusetts, The Road Out of Debt: Bankruptcy and Other Solutions to Your Financial Problems. Before private practice, Ted was law clerk to the Hon. William C. Hillman, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts and worked for a trading company at the Chicago Board of Options Exchange. He teaches at continuing legal education programs for bankruptcy lawyers and writes scholarly articles for publication in legal journals. In 2008, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly recognized Ted as one of the state’s twenty-five “Up & Coming Lawyers.” Boston Magazine and Law and Politics Magazine has named Ted a “Rising Star” in the area of Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights. Ted is a graduate of Duke University and Boston College Law School. He lives in the Boston area with his wife, Sharon, and two children, Theo and Corinne.