William Kenny, QC
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, director’s liability and corporate governance. He has appeared before all levels of court in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba 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. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, and a Founding Fellow and Governor of the College of Construction Lawyers.
Lexpert Magazine lists Bill Kenny as the most frequently recommended lawyer in Edmonton for Construction Law and Corporate Commercial Litigation. Best Lawyers consistently lists Bill as one of the best in Canada for Construction Law, Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Director and Officer Liability, Insurance Law, International Arbitration, Bet the Company Litigation, Product Liability, and Securities Litigation. Best Lawyers named him Edmonton Lawyer of the Year for Corporate and Commercial Litigation (2010 and 2014), Edmonton Lawyer of the Year for Director and Officer Liability (2012 and 2015), Edmonton Lawyer of the Year for Construction Law (2011, 2013 and 2017), and Edmonton Lawyer of the Year for Insurance Law (2016). In January, 2010, Bill was the only construction lawyer in Edmonton recognized by Lexpert/American Lawyers Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada. He received an “AV” in the LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating for the last 20 years.
Bill was named winner of the Client Choice 2016 award in Construction.
Last updated: March 2019