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
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
Widener University School of Law, JD
Temple University, BA, Political Science
News & Insights
- 4.25.23 | The Subrogation Strategist
- 12.14.22 | The Subrogation Strategist
- Tenants Underwater: Indiana Court of Appeals Upholds Privity Requirement for Property Damage Claims Against Contractors4.21.22 | The Subrogation Strategist
- 11.22.21 | Subro Sessions
- Jurisdiction by Consent: Georgia Holds that Corporations Registered to do Business in the State Consent to Being Sued There10.28.21 | The Subrogation Strategist
- 6.25.21 | Subro Sessions
- 2.23.21 | The Subrogation Strategist
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.
BLOGS & PODCASTS
- This Girl is on Fire: A Conversation with Senior Fire Investigator, Rachael Klein9.19.23
The newest episode of the Subro Sessions podcast is out now. This episode is hosted by Katherine Dempsey and Melissa Kenney who are joined by Rachael Klein, Senior Fire Investigator at EFI Global. Rachael discusses what the procedures are for fire investigators when they arrive at a loss site, detailing how she finds the area of origin by identifying fire effects and patterns, preserving the scene and if there is potential for subrogation.