Kevin Duffy, a commercial litigator, assists individuals and corporations in a range of matters affecting their personal and financial interests. He has advised and represented clients in cases involving contracts, commercial real estate, securities, public bidding, unfair competition, negligence, fraud and consumer protection claims in state and federal courts in New Jersey and New York, and has successfully argued before the Supreme Court of New Jersey. Outside of the courtroom, he has successfully represented clients' interests in arbitration and mediation.
Before entering private practice, Kevin served as a law clerk to the Honorable Jane Grall, Judge of the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey, and to the Honorable Maurice J. Gallipoli, Assignment Judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Hudson Vicinage.
Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.
Successfully defended large utility client against significant Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) class action claims, resulting in a settlement after more than six years of extensive fact and expert discovery and full briefing on class certification
Obtained reinstatement of a no-cause verdict in favor of a major retail corporation before the Supreme Court of New Jersey, following reversal by the Appellate Division
Successfully defended the entry of summary judgment in favor of a major retail corporation in a premises liability case before the Third Circuit Court of Appeals
Secured a ruling from the Supreme Court of New Jersey recognizing a litigant's right to a jury trial in the Special Civil Part of the Superior Court of New Jersey
Successfully defended a factoring company against a fraudulent transfer claim for which the plaintiff was seeking in excess of $6 million in damages
Successfully obtained judgment against municipal entity for failure to pay the outstanding balance on a contract for construction of a municipal parking garage
Successfully defended a prevailing solid waste bidder against challenge filed by a competing bidder whose bid was rejected for its inclusion of a defective consent of surety
Chosen for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, Inc.) for Commercial Litigation, 2023-2024
Chosen as one of the New Leaders of the Bar by the New Jersey Law Journal (ALM Media Properties, LLC), 2021
Selected to the list of New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars (Thomson Reuters), Business Litigation, 2019-2020
Recipient of a Day Pitney Coleman Award for his commitment to pro bono and public service, 2017
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New Jersey LGBT Chamber, Member
Student Press Law Center, Volunteer Attorney
West Orange Scholarship Fund, Trustee