Kay’s detail-oriented approach and philosophy of fully understanding each case to better defend the matter or resolve it favorably for the client has earned him recognition in the legal community. It is this attention to detail and commitment to thorough preparation that has earned him a place on the Super Lawyers "Rising Star” list published by Thomson Reuters, where he has been listed for Business Litigation since 2008. See Awards and Honors Methodology.
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Kay has been with Riker Danzig since securing a summer associate spot in 1999, joining the firm as an attorney in 2000 after graduating from law school. Now a partner in the Firm’s Commercial Litigation Group, he has been involved in all phases of complex commercial litigation, successfully trying and arbitrating cases in State and federal courts, at both the trial and appellate levels.
He has broad experience in commercial litigation and handles matters in various areas of the law including products liability, consumer fraud, professional negligence, construction, contract disputes, partnership disputes, and non-compete and trade secrets litigation. Kay has also developed a particular focus on the health care industry, for which he provides counsel relating to litigation, medical malpractice defense, regulatory compliance, credentialing, and insurance issues to a variety of providers, including ambulatory surgery centers and skilled nursing facilities, as well as other facilities.
Kay was named a “New Leader of the Bar” in 2012 by the New Jersey Law Journal. A high honor, the Law Journal selects for this recognition attorneys in their second decade of practice whose achievements in the workplace and public service involvement distinguish them from their peers. Kay also served as a member of the Supreme Court District XB Ethics Committee.