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Kevin also dedicates part of his practice to defending of municipal liability cases under 42 U.S.C. 1983. He frequently represents police officers, police departments and municipalities in police liability claims, including claims for false arrest, malicious prosecution, excessive force, as well as non-police employees in claims based upon their work on behalf of the municipality. Kevin defends municipalities and government agencies against premises liability, automobile accident, property damage and related tort claims arising under state law.
Additional, Kevin has significant experience handling employment discrimination and wrongful discharge cases under federal and state law. He routinely appears before the Delaware Human Relations Commission, the Delaware Department of Labor and in the Delaware Court of Chancery in matters of equity.
Kevin has served as managing attorney of the firm's Wilmington, Delaware, office since its inception in 1995. As managing shareholder of the Wilmington office, Kevin oversees the day-to-day operations for the entire office, ensuring that client matters are handled promptly, professionally and effectively.
Prior to joining Marshall Dennehey in 1993, Kevin was a partner with the firm of Liebert, Short and Hirshland in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he practiced law for 11 years. After graduating from law school, Kevin served as a law clerk to former Associate Justice John J. McNeilly of the Delaware Supreme Court, Delaware's highest appellate court.
•Taught seminars: strict liability, motor vehicle, and Pennsylvania and Delaware Insurance law (1990-2007)
Past Employment Positions
•Supreme Court of Delaware, Hon. John J. McNeilly, Associate Justice, Law Clerk, 1981 - 1982
Year Joined Organization:1993
Marshall Dennehey Relocates Wilmington Office to Nemours Building
October 27, 2014
Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman and Goggin has relocated from North Market Street in downtown Wilmington to the landmark Nemours building. Effective today, the office's new address is 1007 N. Orange Street, Suite 600, Wilmington, DE 19801. All telephone numbers remain the same, with the exception...
On the Pulse...Profile of Our Wilmington, Delaware Office
Defense Digest Article • September 1, 2013
by Kevin J. Connors, Esq.*It is hard to imagine that over eight years have passed since I was asked to write about the Wilmington, Delaware, office of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin. I do so now with great pride in the invaluable..., Defense Digest, Vol. 19, No. 3, September 2013Defense Digest is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent legal developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide...
Delaware Premises Liability
Defense Digest Article • September 1, 2012
Key Points:The Supreme Court of Delaware confirms that willful and wanton common law premises liability standard applies to both trespassers and licensees.Defense practitioners must hold non-business invitee plaintiffs to this..., Defense Digest, Vol. 18, No. 3, September 2012
Associations & Memberships
•Defense Counsel of Delaware
•Defense Research Institute
•Delaware Bar Association
•Delaware Claims Association
•Trial Attorneys of America
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