Phillips Lytle LLP
Mr. Kraus focuses his practice on complex civil litigation matters, including mass torts and class actions involving pharmaceutical product and medical device liability, as well as toxic torts. He has defended cases centered on cutting-edge medical and scientific issues, with an emphasis on developing and presenting expert witness testimony and opposing expert witnesses proffered by adverse parties. He has represented some of the largest international pharmaceutical companies in product liability cases across the U.S., including GlaxoSmithKline, AbbVie, Sanofi and Bristol Myers-Squibb.
Among other topics, Mr. Kraus has published articles and spoken on topics dealing with scientific issues, expert testimony and cutting-edge legal issues. He is also an experienced trial lawyer who has tried more than 40 cases to verdict in state and federal courts, and has argued appeals in all levels of appellate courts in New York State, including in the New York State Court of Appeals and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.