Laffey, Bucci & Kent partner Brian Kent has been named to the Irish Legal 100 list by the Irish Voice newspaper. The Irish Voice has published the Irish Legal 100 list since 2009. The list is comprised of 100 of the nation’s top attorneys, judges and legal educators who are of Irish descent.
A Leader in the Law Profession
Brian Kent has spent much of his career holding leadership positions among various legal organizations. He has served as an Adjunct Professor at Drexel University School of Law and has also lectured at Temple University School of Law. Previously, he served as Chair of the American Ireland Fund, Young Leaders of Philadelphia. In addition, he served on the board of directors at the Pennsylvania Innocence Project and the University of Delaware Alumni Association.
Legal Expertise & Skills
Mr. Kent focuses his law practice on injury litigation, particularly cases involving work injuries and crime victims’ rights. He has been on the forefront of injury litigation and victim advocacy, seeking justice for his clients. His cases have been featured in national media. In one case, the firm handled a civil child molestation lawsuit against a sitting state court judge in Delaware. The case received widespread media attention. Mr. Kent routinely lectures on legal topics related to work injury as well as crime victim injury law.
Legal Industry Recognition
Since joining private practice nearly 10 years ago, Mr. Kent has been recognized as a top trial lawyer (National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 in Pennsylvania, 2011-2015). He’s also been selected by Super Lawyers magazine as both a Rising Star (2010-2012) and a Super Lawyer (2013-2016).
- Brian Kent Interviewed at NPR About Bill Cosby Criminal Case in Montco. PA (February 8, 2016) Firm partner Brian Kent was interviewed at NPR about the Bill Cosby case in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. As a former sex crimes unit prosecutor in the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office, Mr. Kent discussed the prosecution.
- Brian Kent Files Landmark Priest Sex Abuse Lawsuit in Philadelphia (July 23, 2015) Brian Kent’s law firm, Laffey, Bucci & Kent, has filed a civil lawsuit against the Philadelphia Archdiocese alleging sexual abuse by a former priest.