William C. Kelly

Telephone: 973.623.7013
Facsimile: 973.623.7780

William C. Kelly is a partner at Tompkins, McGuire and practices in the areas of Civil Litigation, Professional Liability, Insurance Coverage, Insurance Defense (including premises liability and personal injury defense).


  • St. Johns’ University School of Law (J.D. 1991)
  • Bucknell University (B.A. 1987)

Professional Admissions

  • New York (1991) Connecticut (1991)
  • Pennsylvania (1992)
  • U.S. District Court Southern and Eastern of New York (1992)
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut (2000)
  • New Jersey (2004)
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey (2004)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (2005)

Professional Activities

  • Member, New Jersey, New York State and Connecticut Bar Associations
  • Member, Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • Member – Author, 1990-1991, St. John’s University School of Law Journal of Legal Commentary; Board Member, 1990-1991 Criminal Law Institute


  • Certified Lecturer – Continuing Education Seminars sponsored by the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers Association