Nicholas A. Insogna


Nicholas A. Insogna is a Partner at Kenney & Sams, representing businesses of all sizes in both routine and complex litigation in state and federal courts in Massachusetts and California.  He counsels businesses and human resources personnel regarding employee retention, discipline, and termination issues. 

Nick has broad experience in all phases of civil and white-collar criminal litigation.  He has handled matters from the pleadings stage through discovery, alternative dispute resolution, trial, and appeal.  Nick’s practice extends to disputes related to employment, fiduciary duty, products liability, as well as probate and trust, eminent domain, and other areas of commercial litigation.

Nick’s representative experience spans both private businesses and public entities in eminent domain litigation, judicial officers facing disciplinary inquiries, public officials charged with corruption, and private citizens charged with fraud. Nick’s successful defense of large national employers in both jury trials and arbitrations has won complete defense verdicts on claims of wrongful termination, race and age discrimination, and harassment.  He also won a significant defense verdict for a financial services firm on claims including fraud, negligence, and breach of fiduciary duty.

Prior to joining Kenney & Sams, Nick was a litigation partner at a large international law firm.

  • Obtained a complete jury verdict on all claims for his client, a large international financial services firm, in a multi-million-dollar investor lawsuit brought against it in Los Angeles Superior Court alleging fraud, negligence, and breach of fiduciary duty. 
  • Obtained a complete jury verdict after trial in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts on behalf of his client, a national shipping business, against claims of race discrimination, wrongful termination, and retaliation. 
  • Received a complete defense award after a lengthy arbitration for his client, a large national financial services firm, against claims of wrongful termination, age discrimination, and retaliation. 
  • Obtained summary judgment in a multi-district product liability litigation against bellwether plaintiff’s claims alleging a pharmaceutical manufacturer’s failure adequately to warn of its product’s risks. 
  • Obtained removal of all trustees and restoration of trust property following a months-long bench trial in Los Angeles Superior Court, Probate Division on behalf of his client, the sole beneficiary of the family trust, who sought to remove the trustor-appointed trustees for violations of trust and mismanagement of trust assets. 
  • Represented multiple national retail chains responding to document subpoenas in USDOJ and State Attorney General investigations and Qui Tam whistleblower actions. 

Practice Areas


  • Massachusetts

  • California

  • United States District Court – Massachusetts

  • United States District Court – Central District of California


  • Loyola Law School of Los Angeles, 2009
  • Georgetown University, 2005