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

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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
  • This Girl is on Fire: A Conversation with Senior Fire Investigator, Rachael Klein

    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.

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