Charles F. Kenny - Peckar & Abramson, P.C.

Charles F. Kenny

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007
Phone: 201-343-3434

Charles F. Kenny is the co-managing partner of Peckar & Abramson’s New Jersey office. His background is in construction contracts and legislation affecting the construction industry. He is the editor of the Peckar & Abramson Newsletter, a publication that is an invaluable source of reference for the construction industry.

Mr. Kenny serves as counsel to the Associated Construction Contractors of New Jersey and is an adjunct professor in the Department of Engineering Technology at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. He has published articles on the New Jersey Construction Lien Law and other construction issues, and is the author of the chapter entitled “Construction and Development” in Commercial Real Estate Transactions in New Jersey, published by the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education. Mr. Kenny is frequently a featured speaker and lecturer for that organization, as well as for the Associated Construction Contractors.

Significant published decisions include: Siemens Westinghouse Power Corporation vs. Dick Corporation, 293 F. Supp 2d 336 (S.D.N.Y. 2003); Craft vs. Stevenson Lumber Yard, Inc., 179 N. J. 56 (2004); Labov Mechanical Inc. vs. East Coast Power, L.L.C., 377 N. J. Super 240 (App. Div. 2005); Williams Scotsman, Inc. vs. The Garfield Board of Education, 379 NJ Super 51 (App. Div. 2005); Benmore Construction Group vs. Herod Rutherford Developers, LLC, 2009 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 2874 (App. Div. 2009); L&H Construction Company, Inc. vs. Circle Redmont, Inc., 55 So. 3rd 630 (Florida 5th DCA 2011).

Mr. Kenny is admitted to practice in the states of New Jersey and New York, the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Federal Claims, the United States Courts of Appeals for the Second and Third Circuits and the United States District Courts for the District of New Jersey and the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. He is a member of the American Bar Association and the ABA Forum on the Construction Industry, as well as the New Jersey State Bar Association and its section on Construction Law of which he served as chair for a number of years. Mr. Kenny received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Georgetown University and his law degree from Fordham Law School.

Fordham UniversityJ.D. 1976Georgetown UniversityBA 1970

Office Location

70 Grand Avenue
River Edge, NJ 07661
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Construction of the Hackensack Metro Area2016 Lawyer of the Year in Construction Law of the Hackensack Metro Area2014 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Construction of the Newark Metro Area2013 Lawyer of the Year in Construction Law of the Newark Metro Area
Charles F. Kenny has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!Charles F. Kenny has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!Charles F. Kenny has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!Charles F. Kenny has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!

Practice Areas

Construction Law (Arbitration and Mediation, Cogeneration, Commercial Development, Commercial Litigation, Construction Disputes, Contract Review and Negotiation, Contractors, Government Contracts, International, Surety)
Litigation - Construction