Patrick D. Kennedy and Maeve E. Cannon Present as Part of National Business Institute Course on Local Government

PRINCETON, NJ, November 12, 2015 – Patrick D. Kennedy and Maeve E. Cannon presented as part of a National Business Institute New Jersey Continuing Legal Education seminar held October 22, 2015.

Mr. Kennedy and Ms. Cannon co-presented the “Public Contracts and Procurements” section as part of the course “Your Top Local Government Law Questions Answered,” where they discussed requests for proposals, bid thresholds and exceptions to public bidding, evaluating and rejecting bids/proposals, requirements of the Office of State Comptroller and preventing and resolving common public contract disputes.

For more than 32 years, Patrick D. Kennedy has represented private clients seeking to do business with the State of New Jersey. A former assistant to the Director of the New Jersey Department of Treasury, Division of Purchase and Property, and an Assistant Director of the New Jersey Office of Administrative Law, Mr. Kennedy focuses his practice in administrative law and corporate litigation, including public contracts with an emphasis on administrative and regulatory compliance.

He frequently appears before the State Appellate Division on emergent matters and has been successful in achieving stays of publicly advertised bids pending further judicial review. Mr. Kennedy also has extensive experience advising clients on the amicable resolution of ongoing procurement or contract compliance issues.

He received a J.D. with honors from Seton Hall University School of Law and a B.S. in Economics with honors from Rider College.

Maeve E. Cannon concentrates her practice in administrative law, regulatory compliance and public procurement and government contracts litigation. She appears before state agencies and state and administrative courts, and has an active appellate practice. She has substantial experience in all aspects of public procurement disputes at the state and local levels and advises clients at each stage of the public bidding and contract process. Additionally, Ms. Cannon serves as General Counsel to Ewing Township, NJ.

She received a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law and a B.S. in Economics from Colorado College.

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