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Kenny Honored at ABA Insurance Committee Annual Meeting

06.20.2012
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ROSELAND, N.J./March 11, 2008 -- George J. Kenny was recently honored by the Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee (ICLC) of the American Bar Association’s Section of Litigation at its annual meeting in Tucson, Arizona.

Recognized for being an original member and founding Chair, Mr. Kenny’s contributions to the committee were lauded by committee members who were also celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the ICLC. Since 1988, the Committee has grown significantly and is now one of the largest and most active committees in the Litigation Section. The ICLC consists of attorneys from many of the major national law firms who engage in policy holder or insurance coverage work. The ICLC annual meeting and educational program draws more than 200 coverage attorneys from across the country.
            
Kenny, who developed the infrastructure of the committee and created its journal Coverage, is also a member of the International Association of Defense Counsel and co-author of New Jersey Insurance Law, the best-selling standard insurance text for New Jersey lawyers.

Mr. Kenny is a long time Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, a Diplomate of the American Board of Trial Advocates, and a Life Fellow of the American Bar Association. He is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Rutgers University School of Law−Newark and has written and lectured extensively on litigation practice and insurance coverage law. He is a former Trustee of the New Jersey State Bar Association and a former President of the Essex County Bar Association. Mr. Kenny has served on the editorial board of the New Jersey Law Journal for more than twenty years.

Mr. Kenny, who has tried more than 400 cases to conclusion and briefed or argued almost 100 reported Appellate Division and Supreme Court cases, is recognized as one of the premier litigation specialists in New Jersey. He has been a certified civil trial attorney since the initial certification procedure was instituted in the early 1980s.

Mr. Kenny has represented clients in a broad range of civil litigation, including tort liability, insurance coverage, product liability, medical and professional malpractice, governmental liability, construction defect, and employment law in both state and federal courts.

For more information, contact George J. Kenny at 973-535-0500 or gkenny@connellfoley.com.

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