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Carroll, Christopher R
Christopher R Carroll
Partner
Telephone: +1 908 848 1250

Christopher R Carroll

-Partner

Chris is a partner in the New York and New Jersey offices and is a member of Kennedys’ Global Strategy Board. He has extensive experience in handling and resolving — through litigation and alternative dispute resolution mechanisms — insurance coverage disputes, including those involving environmental, toxic tort, asbestos, construction, advertising liability, products, cyber, property, automobile, and employment issues.

Chris has represented clients in insurance coverage disputes in virtually every state in the United States, on both the state and federal level, as well as in Bermuda, Canada, Puerto Rico, and throughout Europe. He also is experienced in resolution of reinsurance disputes and the drafting of reinsurance contracts. Chris often provides counsel to corporate clients on general business matters, contract negotiation, environmental litigation and compliance, and all types of commercial disputes.

Chris is a frequent lecturer on a myriad of insurance and litigation topics, including mediation and negotiation, bad faith, construction defect, toxic tort, hazardous waste and advertising liability. He is AV-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, is on the Editorial Advisory Board of Insurance Law & Litigation Week, and is a Fellow of the American College of Coverage and Extracontractual Counsel (ACCEC). Chris also is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of St. Joseph's College in New York. 

Reported decisions

Ball v. Continental Cas. Co., 2009 WL 2151781, (N.D.Ohio Jul 15, 2009)
Bovis Lend Lease, Inc. v. National Union Fire Ins. Co., 2007 WL 2022198, (D.S.C. Jul 09, 2007)
CareMedic Systems, Inc. v. Hartford Cas. Ins. Co., 2008 WL 912437, (M.D.Fla. Apr 01, 2008)
CNA Ins. Co. v. Selective Ins. Co., 354 N.J. Super. 369 (App. Div. 2002)
CNA Ins. Co. v. Selective Ins. Co., 807 A.2d 247, (N.J.Super.A.D. Oct 09, 2002)
Commonwealth Lloyds Ins. Co. v. Marshall, Neil & Pauley, Inc., 32 F.Supp.2d 14, (D.D.C. Dec 22, 1998)
Continental Cas. Co. v. American Home Assur. Co., 2010 WL 2926224, (S.D.N.Y. Jul 22, 2010)
Continental Cas. Co. v. Multiservice Corp., 2007 WL 3379701, (D.Kan. Jun 11, 2007)
Continental Cas. Co. v. Multiservice Corp., 2007 WL 843851, (D.Kan. Mar 19, 2007)
Continental Cas. Co. v. Multiservice Corp., 2008 WL 73345, (D.Kan. Jan 07, 2008)
Continental Cas. Co. v. Multiservice Corp., 2009 WL 1788421, (D.Kan. Jun 23, 2009)
Continental Cas. Co. v. MultiService Corp., 2009 WL 1788422, (D.Kan. Jun 23, 2009)
Continental Cas. Co. v. MultiService Corp., 2009 WL 2409584, (D.Kan. Aug 05, 2009)
Continental Cas. Co. v. Multiservice Corp., 2009 WL 2475237, (D.Kan. Aug 12, 2009)
CPA Group Intern. v. American Intern. Ins. Co., 2004 WL 5503700, (D.Puerto Rico Jan 22, 2004)
Crank v. Palermo Supply Co., 740 A.2d 676, (N.J.Super.A.D. Nov 19, 1999)
Cruz-Mendez v. ISU/Insurance Services of San Francisco , 156 N.J. 556 (1999)
Frugis v. Bracigliano, 177 N.J. 250 (N.J. 2003)
Legion Ins. Co. v. Khaled, 761 N.Y.S.2d 875 (N.Y. App. Div. 2003)
Ripepe v. Crown Equipment Corp., 752 N.Y.S.2d 890 (N.Y. App. Div. 2002)
Town of Harrison v. National Union Fire Ins. Co. of Pittsburgh, Pa., 89 N.Y.2d 308 (N.Y. 1996)
U.S. Fire Ins. Co. v. Milton Co., 938 F. Supp. 56 (D.D.C. 1996)
Town of Harrison v. National Union Fire Ins. Co. of Pittsburgh, Pa., 631 N.Y.S.2d 420 (N.Y. App. Div. 1995)
Frugis v. Bracigliano, 177 N.J. 250 (N.J. 2003)
CNA Ins. Co. v. Selective Ins. Co., 354 N.J. Super. 369 (App. Div. 2002)
Frugis v. Bracigliano, 351 N.J. Super. 328 (App. Div. 2002)
Cruz-Mendez v. ISU/Insurance Services of San Francisco , 156 N.J. 556 (1999)