Attorneys

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
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. Read Bio
Michael P. Sams
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. Read Bio
 Rodney W. Ames
Rodney W. Ames
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.
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Lindsay M. Burke
Lindsay M. 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. Read Bio
J. Nathan Cole
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 a variety of courts. Read Bio
Daniel H. Conroy
Daniel H. Conroy
Dan Conroy is a litigator with 30 years of experience handling complex commercial disputes. Dan represents owners, professionals and executives across the real estate, construction, restaurant, hi-tech and financial industries in all types of business disputes. Read Bio
Michelle De Oliveira
Michelle De Oliveira
Michelle focuses her practice in the area of employment litigation, counseling and commercial litigation. She counsels clients on workplace issues, including wage and hour issues, employee handbooks, disciplinary actions, accommodations for disabilities, non-compete agreements, and new legal developments in Massachusetts. Read Bio
Anthony B. Fioravanti
Anthony B. Fioravanti
Anthony Fioravanti is a litigator who handles complex commercial disputes across a broad spectrum of industries. He represents clients in complex commercial litigation matters involving business-to-business contract disputes, shareholder disputes, restrictive covenant and trade secret disputes, and construction matters. Read Bio
Julianne C. Fitzpatrick
Julianne C. Fitzpatrick
Julianne focuses her practice on product liability, employment law, business disputes, and general civil litigation. She provides counsel and advises clients within a diverse range of issues – tailoring strategies to meet each client’s particular goals. She provides high-quality and timely advice and counsel. Read Bio
Patricia B. Gary
Patricia B. Gary
Patricia Gary is a litigator who handles complex commercial disputes for individuals and businesses across a broad range of industries. She is experienced in all kinds of litigation including employment, real estate, business torts, general liability, and professional liability matters. Read Bio
Benjamin Hinks
Benjamin Hinks
Ben Hinks is a litigator handling a range of civil litigation matters. As a member of the firm’s litigation team, Ben works to resolve employment matters and construction disputes for clients. He contributes to all aspects of the litigation process, including conducting critical research, drafting memoranda, and undertaking due diligence. Read Bio
Shannon G. Jurgens
Shannon G. Jurgens
Shannon Jurgens is a civil litigator who resolves tort and contract disputes related to construction, employment, real estate, personal injury, and diverse business matters. She also counsels businesses on litigation avoidance and risk management issues. Read Bio
David R. Kerrigan
David R. Kerrigan
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. Read Bio
Ross C. Wecker
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. Read Bio
Alexander R. Zwillinger
Alexander R. Zwillinger
Alex Zwillinger is an experienced litigator who resolves disputes for companies and individuals efficiently and effectively. Alex handles general business litigation, representing both defendants and plaintiffs, involving the real estate, technology, construction and healthcare industries. Read Bio