Since joining Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney & Meisenkothen in 2004, Mr. Kenney has devoted his practice to protecting the rights of men and women diagnosed with mesothelioma and other serious illnesses caused by exposure to asbestos. Mr. Kenney has personally handled hundreds of asbestos cases in Connecticut and Rhode Island Superior Courts on behalf of former servicemen, tradesmen and plant-workers stricken with asbestos-related illnesses. He has also handled numerous second-hand asbestos exposure cases involving family members who were unknowingly exposed to asbestos through their loved one's work clothes.
Mr. Kenney began his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney in Middlesex County, Massachusetts where he prosecuted drug and violent offenders. As an Assistant District Attorney, Mr. Kenney tried numerous cases to verdict. He also served as a special domestic violence prosecutor in Cambridge and Lowell District Courts.
Mr. Kenney is a licensed attorney in Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut. He is a partner in the Connecticut firm and is the attorney responsible for managing both the firm's Connecticut and Rhode Island practices. Mr. Kenney is a graduate of Providence College and Suffolk University Law School. He has also been identified as a “Rising Star” by the Super Lawyers rating service in recognition of his professional achievements to date (2011-2015 — Products Plaintiff; click here for selection criteria). No more than 2.5% of the lawyers in any given state are awarded this prestigious designation.