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Colm William Kenny

Colm William Kenny

also known as C. William Kenny

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About Me

Born in Limerick, Ireland in 1968, C. William Kenny grew up in the Pittsburgh area, and is a 1991 graduate of Duquesne University where he earned a B.A. degree in English, with a minor in History. He spent a year abroad at Trinity College, Dublin University studying Medieval and Renaissance Literature. He obtained a Juris Doctorate from the Duquesne University School of Law in 1998.

Mr. Kenny is licensed to practice in all Pennsylvania Courts as well as the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, the United States Court of Federal Claims, and has been admitted pro hac vice to several other state and Federal Courts.

Mr. Kenny has over 14 years of experience in the prosecution of a broad range of both simple and complex civil lawsuits in State and Federal courts, as well as experience in State and Federal appellate courts. Mr. Kenny has represented individuals in claims arising out of personal injury from slip and fall, negligence, wrongful death, medical malpractice, product liability and battery, as well as damages from breach of contract, commercial transactions, fraud, property disputes, eminent domain, patent litigation, trademark, medical malpractice, and intestate rights.

Mr. Kenny is a member of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice (PAJ), the Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association (WPTLA) , the Allegheny County Bar Association (ACBA), and the St. Thomas More Society, as current President, and past board member.

Mr. Kenny is a dedicated trial lawyer who prides himself on advocating for injured people's rights with compassion for the difficulties caused by serious injury, and by aggressively seeking to hold those responsible for the injury accountable to his clients.


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Practice Areas


  1. Litigation: 50%
    17 years
  2. Car Accidents: 25%
  3. Personal Injury: 25%



Contingent (33-40%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

9 total 

  • Christopher Todd Meta

    Bill is professional and hard working. Great attorney.


    Christopher Meta Intellectual Property Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Marc A. Decker

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Marc Decker Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Berger & Green

800 Waterfront Drive
Pittsburgh, PA, 15222



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2007
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2006
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2005
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyBerger and Green2012 - Present
PrincipalC. William Kenny, LLC2009 - 2012
Litigation AssociateTarasi, Tarasi & Fishman, P.C.1998 - 2009
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Allegheny County Bar FoundationFellow2012 - Present
Nothside Catholic Athletic AssociationPresident2012 - Present
Northside Catholic SchoolAthletic Director2012 - Present
St. Thomas More SocietyPresident2011 - Present
Pennsylvania Association for JusticeMember1999 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
St. Thomas More SocietyMember1998 - Present
Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1998 - Present
Allegheny County Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
WV Porta John explosionConfidential Settlement
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Duquesne University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Duquesne UniversityEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1991
Trinity College, DublinMedieval EnglishYear Abroad1989