Kevin J. Connors

Attorney in Wilmington, DE
Kevin has served as managing attorney of the firm's Wilmington, Delaware, office since its inception in 1995. Kevin oversees the work of the office's attorneys to ensure that each matter is handled professionally, expeditiously and cost-effectively. As head of the Casualty Practice Group in Delaware, Kevin handles catastrophic injury and damages claims involving product liability, construction defect, motor vehicle, fire and property claims, premises liability and toxic tort litigation. In addition to his extensive experience in casualty insurance defense litigation, Kevin has defended numerous defamation, commercial libel and professional malpractice cases. He has also handled employment discrimination and wrongful discharge cases under federal and state law, as well as the defense of municipal liability cases under 42 U.S.C. 1983. Kevin routinely appears before the Delaware Human Relations Commission, the Delaware Department of Labor and in the Delaware Court of Chancery in matters of equity. Prior to joining Marshall Dennehey in 1993, Kevin was a partner with the firm of Liebert, Short and Hirshland in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he practiced law for 11 years. After graduating from law school, Kevin served as a law clerk to former Associate Justice John J. McNeilly of the Delaware Supreme Court, Delaware's highest appellate court.

Classes/Seminars Taught

•Taught seminars: strict liability, motor vehicle, and Pennsylvania and Delaware Insurance law (1990-2007)

Past Employment Positions

•Supreme Court of Delaware, Hon. John J. McNeilly, Associate Justice, Law Clerk, 1981 - 1982

Published Works

•The Admissibility of Vehicle Photographs and the Correlation of Minimal Damages with Minimal Injuries, Defense Digest, Vol. 9, No. 4, December, 2003

•Note, Commonwealth v. Bussey, 26 Villanova Law Review 205, 1981

Year Joined Organization: 1993

(302) 552-4302
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Areas of Law

  • Insurance Law
  • Appeals
  • Product Liability
  • Toxic Tort Law
  • Employment Law
  • Civil Rights Law
  • Professional Malpractice

 

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Overall Peer Rating

4.4 out of 5.0
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Experience & Credentials

Position

Shareholder; Managing Attorney, Wilmington, DE Office; Chair, Casualty Practice Group Wilmington, DE Office

Admission Details

Admitted in 1982, Delaware
1982, Pennsylvania
1983, U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
1982, U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
1982, District Court District of Delaware

Law School Attended

Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, Pennsylvania
Class of 1981
J.D.

University Attended

University of Virginia
Class of 1977
B.A.
with High Distinction

Languages

German

Associations & Memberships

Associations & Memberships
•Defense Counsel of Delaware
•Defense Research Institute
•Delaware Bar Association
•Delaware Claims As... More

Representative Cases

Significant Representative Matters; Successfully represented publisher of magazine in commercial trade libel case. Major insurer of podiatrists sued rival insurance company and publisher for advertisement claiming plaintiff would be unable to meet coverage obligations in the future. Plaintiff's claims were predicated upon interference with contract... More

Contact Information

Phone

(302) 552-4302

Fax

(302) 552-4340

Email

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Office Information
Kevin J. Connors
Shareholder; Managing Attorney, Wilmington, DE Office; Chair, Casualty Practice Group Wilmington, DE Office
Nemours Building 1007 N. Orange Street, 6th Floor,
Wilmington, DE 19801

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