Melissa Kenney is an associate in the Subrogation Department, focusing on a variety of residential and commercial property losses resulting from fire, water damage, structural collapses and explosions. She advises employers, businesses, and insurers in a wide range of subrogation matters involving explosions, structural damage, construction defects, products liability and other catastrophic failures.

During law school, Melissa worked as a full-time law clerk in the Subrogation Department at White and Williams. Prior to joining White and Williams, Melissa worked as a full-time paralegal at a firm representing mortgage lenders and financial institutions where she assisted attorneys with the handling of contested foreclosures and complex title issues.


Bar and Court Admissions


New Jersey

U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey


Widener University School of Law, JD

Temple University, BA, Political Science

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National Association of Subrogation Professionals


  • Obtained $206,000 recovery for contactor and fire claim involving use of reciprocating saw on metal fire escape in Massachusetts.
  • Obtained favorable arbitration award on behalf of insurance carrier.
  • Mediated $300,000 settlement from tenant in fire damage claim in Connecticut.



Subro Sessions
  • Subrogation Lawyers Reflect on Real Life Fire Training

    Partners Matt Ferrie, Gus Sara and Lian Skaf are joined by fellow Subrogation attorneys Ryan Bennett, Melissa Kenney, Jonathan Millis to recount their hands-on training experience at the Bergenfield Fire Training Academy.

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