Kevin J. McEleney

Kevin J. McEleney

Shareholder, Hartford

(860) 548-2622

kmceleney@uks.com

Kevin J. McEleney is a Shareholder in the Firm’s Hartford office, practicing in the areas of commercial litigation and creditors’ rights. Mr. McEleney has experience working on complex litigation involving business disputes in a variety of fields and industries.

Mr. McEleney frequently represents clients in federal district court and Connecticut Superior Court regarding contract claims, business torts, unfair trade practice claims, foreclosures, replevins and commercial landlord/tenant matters. Mr. McEleney has successfully represented his clients throughout all phases of litigation and alternate dispute resolution, including mediation, arbitration and trial. Mr. McEleney represents secured and unsecured creditors in bankruptcy court and has experience facilitating workouts outside of bankruptcy.

Mr. McEleney received his J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law in Harford, Connecticut, where he graduated with high honors in 2007. Mr. McEleney presently serves on the Board of Directors of the Hartford County Bar Association.

Mr. McEleney was recognized as a Super Lawyers Rising Star in Connecticut, 2011-2016.

Practice FocusEducation
  • J.D., high honors, University of Connecticut School of Law, Hartford, Connecticut, 2007
    CALI Excellence Award for Performance in Business Organizations
    CALI Excellence Award for Performance in Trial Advocacy
    Notes & Comments Editor,
    Connecticut Insurance Law Journal
    Moot Court Board
    Mock Trial Society 
  • B.A. Economics, Boston College, School of Arts and Sciences, Boston, Massachusetts, 2004
    Golden Key Society, Omicron Delta Epsilon (Economics Honor Society)
    Varsity Player, Water Polo
Professional & Community Associations
  • Hartford County Bar Association
     Board of Directors
  • Connecticut Bar Association
    Executive Committee, Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section
  • American Bar Association
     Co-chair, Creditors' Rights Litigation Subcommittee
Bar & Court Admissions
  • State of Connecticut
  • State of New York
  • U. S. District Court, District of Connecticut
  • U. S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Kevin J. McEleney

Kathi Gauthier

Administrative Assistant

860.509.5305

kgauthier@uks.com