Melissa focuses her practice on pursuing subrogation and recovery in large residential and commercial property losses nationwide.



Melissa Kenney is an associate in the Subrogation Department focusing on pursuing recovery in large residential and commercial property losses resulting from fires, plumbing and mechanical failures, construction defects, gas and water leaks, machinery and equipment failures, products liability, and other catastrophic losses. Melissa has litigated cases throughout the United States and participated in multi-party mediations with favorable results on behalf of her clients. She conducts timely and cost-effective investigations for each individual claim and provides her clients with detailed recommendations for subrogation and recovery.


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

News & Insights


National Association of Subrogation Professionals


  • Represented insurance carrier in construction defect case involving collapse of foundation wall which resulted in favorable settlement at mediation.
  • Obtained six figure settlement on behalf of insurance carrier in large residential fire loss case in Massachusetts.
  • Obtained favorable arbitration and mediation awards on behalf of insurance carriers.
  • Represented insurance carrier and recovered favorable settlement in fire loss case in Connecticut.



Subro Sessions
  • Getting Control of an Accident Scene and Ensuring Evidence is Preserved

    The newest episode of the Subro Sessions podcast, hosted by associates, Ryan Bennett and Melissa Kenney, is entitled “Getting Control of an Accident Scene and Ensuring Evidence is Preserved.” Ryan and Melissa discuss fire scene preservation and safeguarding evidence on water damage claims and in fire loss cases. They share three examples of scenarios in which acting fast, retaining proper investigators and evidence technicians can ensure that the client is in the best position to evaluate subrogation potential.

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