Robert J. Kelly

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  • Of Counsel at Reilly Pozner LLP (8 Attorneys)
  • 1700 Lincoln Street, Suite 3400, Denver, CO 80203
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New York Metro Super Lawyers (2015). Partner, Coughlin Duffy LLP (2004-2014). New Jersey Super Lawyers (2009 - 2014). Law Clerk, Honorable Lawrence A. Whipple, Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey (1975-1976).

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Environmental and Toxic Tort
  • Insurance and Reinsurance
  • Securities Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
303-893-6100  Phone
303-893-6110  Fax
University Attended:
Yale College, B.A., 1972
Law School Attended:
New York University School of Law, LL.M., 1981; Rutgers School of Law-Camden, J.D., 1975
Year of First Admission:
2014, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit; 1975, State of New Jersey; 1975, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey; 2013, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; 1992, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York; 1981, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; 2001, State of Colorado; 1992, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York; 1993, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit; 2011, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; 1980, United States Supreme Court; 1990, State of New York
American Bar Association, New Jersey State Bar Association, Essex County Bar Association, Monmouth County Bar Association
Birth Information:
East Orange, New Jersey, February 23, 1950
Reported Cases:
Gould v. Ruefenacht, 737 F.2d 320 (3d Cir.), aff'd, 471 U.S. 701 (1985) (federal securities law); Williams v. Red Bank Bd. of Educ., 662 F.2d 1008 (3d Cir. 1981) (federal constitutional law); JP Morgan Chase & Co. v. Indian Harbor Ins. Co., 930 N.Y.S. 2d 175 (N.Y. Sup. 2011) aff'd, 947 N.Y.S. 2d 17 (1st Dept. 2012) (insurance coverage); Intel Corp. v. American Guarantee and Liability Ins. Co., 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 139903 (N.D. Cal. 2010) (insurance coverage); First Advantage Litigation Consulting, LLC v. American International Specialty Lines Ins. Co., 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 10021 (2d Cir. 2013) (insurance coverage); Celotex Corp. v. AIU Ins. Co., 152 B.R. 652; 149 B.R. 997; 152 B.R. 661; (M.D. Fl. 1993) (insurance coverage); General Linen Ser. Co. v. Charter Oak Fire Ins. Co., 951 F. Supp. 15 (D.N.H. 1995) (insurance coverage); Olin Corp. v. Insurance Co. of North America, 972 F. Supp. 189 (S.D.N.Y. 1997) (insurance coverage); United States Fid. & Guar. Co. v. Treadwell Corp., 58 F. Supp. 2d 77 (S.D.N.Y. 1999) (insurance coverage); In Re September 11th Liab. Ins. Coverage Cases, 458 F. Supp. 2d 104 (S.D.N.Y. 2006) (insurance coverage); Schlumberger Indus. v National Surety Corp., 36 F. 3d 1274 (4th Cir. 1994) (federal jurisdiction); Re/Max of New Jersey v. Wausau Ins. Co., 162 N.J. 282 (2000) (insurance coverage); Champion Dyeing & Finishing Co. v. Centennial Ins. Co., 355 N.J. Super. 262 (App. Div. 2002) (insurance coverage); Globe Motor Car Co. v. First Fidelity Bank, 291 N.J. Super. 428 (App. Div. 1996) (commercial contract); LaMantia v. Durst, 234 N.J. Super. 534 (App. Div. 1989) (attorney fee dispute); Johns-Manville Prods. v. Dronebarger, 211 N.J. Super. 520 (L. Div. 1986) (legal malpractice); Fairleigh Dickinson Univ. v. Florham Park Borough, 5 N.J. Tax 343 (1983) (state tax); Mueller Estate v. Transfer Inheritance Tax Bureau, 5 N.J. Tax 642 (1983) (state inheritance tax).

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