Bob Kennedy practices in the area of insurance and reinsurance with a focus on complex insurance coverage, litigation, counseling and insurance defense litigation. He also works in the firm’s labor and employment practice group, representing employer clients in a range of matters throughout North Carolina.
Prior to joining Phelps Dunbar, Mr. Kennedy’s practice concentrated on litigating matters for school boards and their insurers in a variety of areas, including employment, construction and constitutional matters. He also routinely advised school systems on employment and contract matters. Before attending law school, Mr. Kennedy was a member of Teach For America, a corps of recent college graduates who commit two years to teach in urban and rural public schools. He taught world history and world geography at Louisburg High School in Franklin County, North Carolina.