Charles F. Kenny

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Charles F. Kenny

Partner

Executive Committee

River Edge, NJ

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"At Peckar & Abramson, we understand that by protecting our clients’ contractual interests up front, we protect their profits."

Bio

Highlights

Admissions

State of New Jersey

State of New York

United States District Court for the Districts of New Jersey

United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York

United States Court of Appeals for the Second and Third Circuit

United States Court of Federal Claims

United States Supreme Court

Memberships

America Bar Association (Forum on the Construction Industry)

New Jersey State Bar Association (Construction Law Section, co-chair, 2006-2009)

Education & Courses

Georgetown University, B.A.

Fordham Law School, J.D.

Awards & Recognitions

Chambers USA, Construction Law, New Jersey, 2020 - 2021

ALM & Martindale-Hubbell “New York Top-Rated Lawyers”, 2019 - 2020

Who’s Who Legal - Thought Leader: Construction, 2022

Who’s Who Legal: Construction

New Jersey Super Lawyers, 2007 - 2021

New York Metro Super Lawyers, 2007 - 2022

Best Lawyers, 2007 - 2022

Best Lawyers, “Lawyer of the Year” in Construction Law – Hackensack region, 2016, 2018, 2020

Best Lawyers, “Lawyer of the Year” in Construction Law – Newark region, 2013

Best Lawyers, “Lawyer of the Year” in Litigation – Construction – Hackensack region, 2017

Best Lawyers, “Lawyer of the Year” in Litigation – Construction – Newark region, 2014

Bergen Magazine, Top Lawyer - Construction, 2020

New Jersey Law Journal Professional Excellence Award, Mentor, 2019

Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rated

Publications & Presentations

“2022 Construction Law Forum,” New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education and NJSBA Construction Law Section, June 2022 (Panelist)

“Design Build: General Considerations When Using Design Build: Part 2,” ACCNJ, October 2021 (Co-Presenter)

“Design Build Construction Services Procurement Act: Part 1,” ACCNJ, October 2021 (Co-Presenter)

“Material Price Escalation – Strategies for Existing and Future Contracts,” ACCNJ, June 2021 (Co-Presenter)

“The Intersection of Construction Law and Bankruptcy Law – Resolving the Dilemma,” NJICLE Webinar, February 2021 (Speaker)

“Construction Disputes: A Three Part Series, Session 2,” P&A Webinar, October 2020 (Speaker)

“2020 Construction Law Forum,” NJICLE Webinar, June 2020 (Speaker)

“Public-Private Partnership Educational Seminar,” P&A, AIA and ACCNJ Seminar, October 2018 (Speaker)

“A Guide to Construction Liens in New Jersey,” Law360, January 2018 (Co-Author)

“2017 AIA 201 General Terms and Conditions,” ACCNJ Construction Law for Construction Professionals, October 2017 (Speaker)

“The Intersection of Construction Law & Bankruptcy Law: Resolving the Dilemma,” New Jersey State Bar Association Conference, February 2017 (Speaker)

“Home Office Overhead – Attempting to Absorb Unabsorbed Costs,” New Jersey State Bar Association’s Construction Law Section CLE Dinner Meeting, January 2017 (Speaker)

“What Contractors Need to Know About the Changing Climate of EEO and DBE Compliance Requirements in State and Federal Contracts,” NJ State Bar Association Seminar, May 2016 (Speaker)

“Sit Conditions: Are They Different?,” P&A and Langan Engineering Panel Discussion, April 2016 (Panelist)

“Contractors Beware: Remedies Available to Contractors for Non-Payment on P3 Projects,” New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) Annual Meeting and Convention, May 2015 (Speaker)

“Construction Liens: Problems and Pitfalls,” Associated General Contractors of New Jersey (ACCNJ), April 2015 (Speaker)

“The Lien Fund Concept, Law Revision Commission Changes/Priorities and the Allocation of the Lien Fun,” New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE) Seminar, February 2015 (Moderator)

Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) Third Annual Education Symposium, October 2014 (Speaker)

“New Jersey Court Providers “Patch” For General Contractors When Their Indemnity Claims Against Subs Are Barred By Statute Of Repose,” Mann Report, April 2014 (Co-Author)

“New Jersey Construction Lien Law 2013: Recent Revisions and Case Law.” NJICLE Seminar, March 2013 (Speaker)

“Fee Shifting in Construction Disputes: A Movement Building,” New Jersey Law Journal, June 4, 2012

“New Jersey,” State-By-State Guide to Architect, Engineer, and Contractor Licensing, second edition, Aspen Publishers, 2011 (Contributing Author)

“Construction and Development,” Commercial Real Estate Transactions in New Jersey, third edition, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2010 (Contributing Author)

“Sword or Shield, or Both? The Consumer Fraud Act in Construction Litigation,” New Jersey Law Journal, October 18, 2010

Construction Law, New Jersey Practice, vol. 41, contributing author and sole author of yearly updates

State By State Guide to Architect, Engineer, and Contractor Licensing, New Jersey Chapter