Kerry Cahill is an Associate in the Phillipsburg office. She primarily handles civil litigation and transactional matters on behalf of public and private entities, with additional practice areas of criminal defense and family law. During her time with the firm, Kerry has provided legal counsel through client counseling and litigation. Notably, she successfully tried two cases to completion, both with favorable verdicts; assisted in the acquisition of a multimillion dollar publicly traded business entity; drafted a successful dispositive motion to resolve an insurance litigation dispute; and organized a non-profit business entity. She additionally provides legal counsel to real estate clients by handling closings, providing counsel for real estate investors and prosecuting residential and commercial foreclosures.
Outside the office, Kerry currently serves on the Saint Luke’s-Warren Hospital Board of Trustees, the Warren County Mental Health Board, and the Family Promise of Warren County Board of Trustees. She is actively involved in the Warren County Bar Association, serving as its treasurer. She is a certified and trained mediator pursuant to New Jersey Court Rule 1:40-12(b)(5).
Prior to joining the firm, Kerry was a trial attorney with a national insurance company. She also worked in the Office of Foreclosure of the New Jersey Superior Court Clerk’s Office. Kerry began her career as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable John J. Coyle, Jr., J.S.C., in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Somerset County, where she managed Judge Coyle’s Law Division and Special Civil calendars, as well as assisted with the Judge’s Chancery and Probate dockets. During law school, Kerry interned with the Honorable Yolanda Ciccone, A.J.S.C., and with the Warren County Prosecutor’s Office, working primarily in the Megan’s Law Unit, as well as in the Appellate, Juvenile, and Domestic Violence Units.
While at Rutgers School of Law-Camden, Kerry earned the Dean’s Pro Bono Publico award for completing over 100 hours of public service, and she participated in the Civil Practice Clinic, Bankruptcy Clinic, and Research Pro Bono Project. She earned her bachelor’s degree at Seton Hall University, where she was the captain of University’s Division I Cross Country and Track and Field Teams.
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