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Brian Andrew Bender

Practice areas:

Class Action, Defective and Dangerous Products, Contracts & Agreements

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Licensed since 1998

  1. Class Action: 65%
    18 years
  2. Defective and Dangerous Products: 25%
    17 years
  3. Contracts & Agreements: 10%
    15 years

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Harris Beach

100 Wall Street

New York, NY, 10005

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 199803/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
William F. Levine Award for Excellence in Trial AdvocacyHofstra University School of Law1997
Judge Edward Hart Award for Excellence in Trial AdvocacyHofstra University School of Law1996

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerHarris Beach PLLC2006 - Present
AssociateHarris Beach PLLC2000 - 2006
AssociateLester Schwab Katz & Dwyer, LLP1999 - 2000
AssociateBartlett, McDonough, Bastone & Monaghan, LLP1997 - 1999

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Defense Research InstituteMember2004 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Hamilton v. Accu-TekDirected verdict following plaintiffs' case
NAACP v. AcuSportPre-trial dismissal
Pelman v. McDonald'sPre-trial dismissal

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Daubert OnlineTestimony of Historians and Ethno-Historians Admitted to Provide Guidance to Court in Action Barring Native American Casino Development2008
Daubert OnlineFire Investigation Expert Could Not Testify Regarding the Application of Fire Retardants to Consumer Apparel2007
Harris Beach Legal AlertNew York City Board of Health Bans Trans Fats from All Food Service Establishments2006
Daubert OnlineExpert Opinions Barred for Disclosure Delays and Assuming the Truth of Plaintiff's Revenue Projections2006
Daubert OnlineAn Attorney May Testify as an Expert in a Patent Case to Provide Foundation and Context; Insufficient Qualifications Result in Exclusion of Fire Experts2006
For The DefenseState-Based Medical Record Confidentiality: The Missing Link in E-Privacy Litigation?2006
Daubert OnlineDistrict Courts Preclude Testimony Regarding Carbonless Copy Paper and Infant Formula; Permit Testimony by Al Qaeda Expert2006
Daubert OnlineDaubert Bars Expert Testimony in Jones Act and Rezulin Cases; Standard for Admissibility Relaxed in Actions Involving New Mass Torts and Generic Witnesses2005
Harris Beach Legal AlertFirearms Act Provides Limited Protection to Handgun Industry2005
E-NewsLitigation Databases as Work Product: A Quick Review of the Issues2005
Harris Beach Legal AlertMcFat is Back: Recognizing the Catch-All Nature of N.Y. G.B.L. 349 and Respecting the Liberality of Notice Pleading Under the Federal Rules2005
The WhisperSlow and Steady Wins the Race: The Sooner You Learn About Electronic Discovery, the Better2004
DRI Toxic Tort & Environmental Law NewsletterHave You Accounted for Your Virtual Files? Images of Documents Disclosed on Behalf of a Foreign Client May Be Discoverable in Later Proceedings2004
Harris Beach Legal AlertDocuments Received from a Foreign Client May Be Subject to Disclosure More Often Than You Think: The Attorney-Client Privilege Only Goes So Far in the Second Circuit2004
ALA CompendiumHealth Care Law: Managed Care Liability, Telemedicine Licensing and the Corporate Practice of Medicine Doctrine - A Multistate Survey1999

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
National Institute for Trial AdvocacyTrial TechniquesN/A2003
Hofstra University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
Hobart CollegePhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts1994

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
DRI Products Liability SeminarElectronic Discovery Specialized Litigation Group Panel2008
DRI Products Liability SeminarYou Can't Defend a Vacuum in a Vacuum: The Importance of Knowing Your Client's Product2008
DRI Products Liability SeminarCoupling: Partnering with a Products Defendant in an Electronic Age2007
New Jersey State Bar Association General Counsel Annual MeetingDisaster Planning & Recovery for Lawyers2006
DRI TeleconferenceThe Dynamics of Law Firm Disaster Planning & Preparedness2006