Of Counsel

Edward J. Kennelly


685 Third Avenue
18th Floor
New York, NY 10017
P (212) 999-7100
F (212) 999-7139

5 Waller Avenue
Suite 200
White Plains, NY 10601
P (914) 353-3850
F (914) 353-3851

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Ed Kennelly has over 30 years of  litigation and insurance industry experience.   His practice focuses on the defense of catastrophic injury cases in New York State. In addition, Ed has extensive experience defending general liability and casualty matters. Prior to joining WSHB, Ed served as Division Counsel for AIG Excess Claims and strategized with management and claims professionals on the resolution of several hundred complex catastrophic injury and coverage dispute claims across the United States. Before AIG, Ed defended Fortune 500 companies, small businesses and individuals in New York and New Jersey while serving in panel counsel and staff counsel positions. Ed started his legal career as a Captain in the United States Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps at The United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, where he tried dozens of cases to verdict.


Catholic University’s Columbus School of Law (J.D., 1985)

Iona College (B.B.A., 1982, recipient of athletic scholarship)

Licensed to Practice in:

New York
New Jersey (inactive)
United States Army Court of Military Review


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Board Member of Defense Association of New York, 1999-2014

Board Member of Westchester Fairfield Hudson CPCU Chapter, 2013-2015

President of Westchester Fairfield Hudson CPCU Chapter, 2016-2017

Tennis Instructor Villages of Irvington and Tarrytown, 2013-2014

Adjunct Faculty Westchester Community College, 2013-2014

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