KIMBERLY PARSON
Partner  



New York Office
T: 212-858-9970
F: 212-858-9971
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800 Third Avenue, 28th Floor
New York, NY 10022

Laura Hill - Paralegal/Administrative Assistant
E: lhill@rebarkelly.com
T: 267-705-4086
Stephanie Schwenk - Paralegal
E: sschwenk@rebarkelly.com
T: 267-705-4091

Kimberly Parson is the managing partner of the firm’s New Jersey office. She has experience representing clients in complex commercial litigation, focusing on insurance coverage litigation, focusing on insurance coverage litigation general commercial litigation, personal injury liability, products liability, environmental liability, mass torts, professional negligence, medical malpractice, and employment liability; as well as in New Jersey’s Municipal Court. Kimberly also has experience in providing coverage opinions and advice to insurance carriers concerning their coverage obligations under various types of insurance policies including, comprehensive general liability, group property and casualty lines, public entity insurance, specialty and professional risk, excess, contractors, automobile liability, and workers’ compensation and/or employer’s liability coverage. In addition, she represents clients with municipal court liability and is a former New Jersey Municipal Court Prosecutor.

Kimberly is a sought-after speaker and panelist who has been a presenter at several insurance coverage related seminars. Outside of work she is an avid reader and history buff.

 
Professional Experience

Prior to joining Rebar Kelly, Kimberly worked for a top-tier law firm’s insurance coverage group, where she counseled Fortune 500 companies and small businesses in actions filed in several jurisdictions and in a variety of insurance coverage contexts, including actions involving coverage for personal injury claims, products liability claims, environmental contamination claims, construction defect claims, and mass tort liability claims. Before this Kimberly was the founding partner of a law firm located in Bergen County, New Jersey.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, New York University

Juris Doctor, Seton Hall Law School, 2001

Primary Practice Areas
Complex-Litigation

Complex
Litigation

Contribution

Contribution
Subrogation

COVID-19

COVID-19
Claims

Environmental

Environmental
Coverage

Reinsurance-and-Excess-Coverage

Excess
Coverage

Medical-Malpractice

Product
Liability

Professional-Liability

Professional
Liability

Third-Party-Coverage

Third Party
Coverage

Bar Memberships & Court Admissions
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
Professional Affiliations and Professional Organizations
  • Fellow, New Jersey State Bar Association Leadership Academy
  • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA)
  • Member and CLE Chair, NJSBA Insurance Law Committee
  • Member, NJSBA Insurance Defense Committee
  • Member, NJSBA Legal Education Committee
  • Member, Thomson Reuters Law Firm Council
  • Member, NJSBA Business and Commercial Litigation Committee
  • Preferred Member, International Association of Women (IAW)
  • Preferred Member, National Association of Professional Women (NAPW)
Notable Honors
  • U.S. Senate Certificate of Special Recognition – Distinguished Legal Participation
  • Frank R. Lautenberg, United States Senator, Social Justice Award
  • Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition – Service to Bergen County
  • New Jersey General Assembly – Assembly Resolution of Honor (Community Service)
  • New Jersey General Assembly – Assembly Resolution of Honor (Legal Services)
  • Urban League Guild of Bergen County – Community Service Award
  • Bergen County Freeholders – Certificate of Commendation
  • County of Bergen – Certificate of Commendation (Legal Services)
  • Judicial Clerkship Honorable Elijah L. Miller (Superior Court of New Jersey, Bergen County)
Speaking Engagements and Authorship

2020 Insurance Law Institute – New Jersey State Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education Seminar (Panelist and Co-Author of Seminar Materials)

2020 Insurance Law Issues Impacting the Cannabis Industry – New Jersey State Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education Seminar (Panelist and Co-Author of Seminar Materials)

2020 Primer on COVID Claims and Coverage Issues – New Jersey State Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education Seminar (Panelist and Co-Author of Seminar Materials)

2019 Insurance Coverage Boot Camp – New Jersey State Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education Seminar (Panelist and Co-Author of Seminar Materials)

2018 Construction Law & Coverage: Parties, Contract Terms and Insurance Issues, – New Jersey State Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education Seminar (Panelist and Co-Author of Seminar Materials)

2017 Insurance Law Boot Camp – New Jersey State Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education Seminar (Panelist and Co-Author of Seminar Materials)

2016 Enforcement and Interpretation of Insurance Policies – New Jersey State Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education Seminar (Panelist and Co-Author of Seminar Materials)