Bill Kenny acts as general counsel, practicing civil and regulatory litigation and construction law, as well as transportation, insurance, and corporate-commercial law. Bill has acted for construction contractors, consulting engineers, and owners. He has experience in all forms of claim-related events and dispute resolution as well as the preparation of contract documents. He has also been appointed as arbitrator and mediator in many commercial disputes.
Bill has written many articles and participated in seminars dealing with litigation, construction law, and directors’ liability. He has appeared before all levels of court in Alberta, Saskatchewan, and the Northwest Territories, as well as before numerous agencies, boards and tribunals. He has appeared as counsel before international commercial arbitration panels in London and Paris.
Lexpert Magazine lists Bill Kenny as the most frequently recommended lawyer in Edmonton for Construction Law and Corporate Commercial Litigation. Bill is consistently listed as one of the Best Lawyers in Canada for Construction Law, Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Director and Officer Liability, Insurance Law, International Arbitration, Bet the Company Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation, Product Liability, and Securities Litigation. Best Lawyers named him Edmonton Corporate and Commercial Litigator of the Year in 2010 and Edmonton Lawyer of the Year for Director and Officer Liability in 2012 and 2015. In January, 2010, Bill was the only construction lawyer in Edmonton recognized by Lexpert/American Lawyers Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada. Bill has also been named by Best Lawyers in Canada as the Corporate and Commercial Litigation “Lawyer of the Year” for 2014. He received an “A” in the LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating.
Bill was named winner of the Client Choice 2016 award in Construction. Published by International Law Office and Lexology, the Client Choice awards are based on a survey of senior corporate counsel around the world. Selection criteria focus exclusively on the ability to add real value to clients’ business.