Adam Kenny

Adam Kenny

Partner
Location:
Parsippany, New Jersey
Phone:
866-899-1138
Fax:
973-403-0010
Email:

An experienced trial and appellate attorney with matters tried to verdict throughout northern and western New Jersey, Adam is a partner in the Litigation department, where he handles defense of personal injury matters in the state and federal courts. These include negligence actions, such as personal injury automobile negligence and premises liability, as well as first-party actions, including claims for uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage.

Adam also has defended clients against numerous civil rights actions, including those brought under 42 USC 1983, the New Jersey Constitution and the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination.

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1994
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1994
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1999
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2000

Education

  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
    • J.D. - 1994
    • Honors: Seton Hall University School of Law Alumni Association, Member
  • University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado
    • B.A. - 1989
    • Major: Political Science

Representative Cases

  • Michaels v. New Jersey, et al., 50 F.Supp. 2d 353 (D.N.J. 1999)
  • Johnson v. Yurick, 156 F.Supp. 2d. 427 (D.N.J. 2001)
  • Stuart v. Yermal, 2009 WL 2208901 (App. Div. 2009), cert. den., 200 N.J. 504 (2009)
  • Simko v. Blue, 2010 WL 2090086 (App. Div. 2010), cert. den., 203 N.J. 439 (2010)
  • Sebring v. Cospito, 2008 WL 2744299 (App. Div. 2008), cert. den., 197 N.J. 15 (2008)

Representative Clients

  • G.A.C. Corporation
  • Payco

Classes/Seminars

  • Instructor, Wardlaw-Hartridge School Alumni Association, 1997 - 1998

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Member
  • Middlesex County Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • City of Plainfield, Plainfield, New Jersey, Assistant Municipal Prosecutor, 1996 - Present
  • Frost, Rhodes, DeVito & Smith, Plainfield, New Jersey, Associate, 1994 - Present
  • Frost, Rhodes, DeVito & Smith, Plainfield, New Jersey, Law Clerk, 1993 - 1994

Pro Bono Activities

  • Wardlaw-Hartridge School Alumni Board, , 1998-2000 (President in 1999-2000) & 2009-2011
  • Wardlaw-Hartridge School Athletic Hall of Fame Selection Committee, 2012 - Present

Languages

  • French