Kenney & Sams, P.C. is a law firm of trial attorneys. Our lawyers are active leaders of the local, state, and national bar. Included among the Firm’s ranks are the Massachusetts Defense Lawyer of the Year (2012); President of the Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association; General Counsel of the Gould Construction Institute; Former Chief of the Trial Division of the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office; Treasurer of the Massachusetts Trial Lawyers Association; Past President of the Federal Bar Association (Mass. Chapter); co-founder and past Co-President of the Boston Inn of Court; Secretary of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry; and a member of the Leadership Academy of the American Bar Association’s Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice Section.
|Christopher A. Kenney
Chris Kenney, co-founder of Kenney & Sams, is a nationally recognized litigator and advocate who has successfully tried cases before every level of the state and federal trial court system in Massachusetts. Chris brings his experience as an exceptional trial lawyer to all work with clients – advice, risk management, negotiation, mediation, arbitration and courtroom strategy.
|Michael P. Sams
Michael Sams, co-founder of Kenney & Sams, is a respected litigator, advocate and business advisor, serving companies throughout New England. Mike is a well known trial lawyer and risk manager for participants in the construction industry. He handles general business litigation across a range of industries and companies.
|Rodney W. Ames, Jr.
Rodney Ames represents general contractors, subcontractors and owners in commercial and residential construction litigation related to alleged construction defects, mechanic’s liens and payment claims and personal injury.
|Lindsay Manning Burke
Lindsay Burke defends and asserts the rights of companies entangled in complex disputes. Her cases often involve business-to-business contract disputes, business divorce, trade secret litigation, non-competition agreements, questions regarding intellectual property ownership and business torts.
|J. Nathan Cole
J. Nathan Cole is an experienced trial lawyer who represents a range of New England small and mid-sized companies in civil litigation. Through strong command of trial tactics and strategy, Nathan has effectively steered cases to jury verdict before the Massachusetts Superior and District Courts, and has represented clients before the Massachusetts Appeals Court, the U.S. District Court, and numerous private mediators.
|Amanda J. Cox
Amanda Cox is a skilled civil litigator who handles construction, tort, insurance and employment cases for private and public entities. She has tried, appealed, mediated and arbitrated disputes before the Massachusetts Superior and District Courts, the Massachusetts Appeals Court, the U.S. First Circuit, private ADR services, and a range of state and federal agencies.
|Anthony L. DeProspo
Anthony DeProspo is a civil litigator who defends businesses and individuals in a range of complex disputes involving substantial stakes, multifaceted issues or a web of regulations that need to be sorted out and analyzed. He successfully has tried, appealed, mediated and arbitrated cases before the Massachusetts state and federal court, the Massachusetts Appeals Court, Land Court, Probate Court and dispute resolution venues.
|David R. Kerrigan
David David Kerrigan is a litigator with uniquely deep experience representing individuals and groups in challenges to state regulations and statutes, and defending and asserting civil rights claims. He has years of experience bringing and defending claims related to a range of business, construction and employment litigation.
Sakib Khan combines the practical knowledge of an engineer with experience s a civil trial lawyer as he advises general contractors, subcontractors, architects, engineers, consultants and owners on business related issues.
|Ryan P. Menard
Ryan P. Menard counsels employers on regulatory and other matters important to managing employee-employer relationships, and supports strategy and case management for a range of general business disputes.
|Ross C. Wecker
Ross Wecker is a litigator who taps substantial project engineering education and experience as he asserts, and defends against, commercial construction claims. He represents general contractors, subcontractors, architects, engineers and other consultants on projects such as schools, shopping malls, hospitals and health care facilities, multi-family condominium and apartment complexes as well as road, sewer and pipeline projects.