Cindy Kaplan Bennes, J.D., R.Ph., Phillips Lytle Counsel

Cindy Kaplan Bennes, J.D., R.Ph.

Counsel
Buffalo
(716) 847-5412
ckbennes@phillipslytle.com
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Ms. Bennes focuses on medical device and pharmaceutical litigation. She is also a registered pharmacist.

Admitted to Practice

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York

Honors & Awards

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America©
  • Mental Health Association of Erie County, Benefactor Award

Education

  • State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1988
  • State University of New York at Buffalo, B.S., Pharmacy, cum laude, 1979

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
    • Litigation Section
  • Bar Association of Erie County
  • Defense Research Institute
  • New York State Bar Association
    • Food, Drug and Cosmetic Law
    • Trial Lawyers Section

Representative Cases

  • Wells v SmithKline Beecham Corp., 601 F.3d 375 (5th Cir 2010)
  • Wells v. SmithKline Beecham Corp., No. A–06–CA–126–LY, 2009 WL 564303 (W.D. Tex. Feb. 18, 2009), aff’d, 601 F.3d 375 (5th Cir 2010)
  • Petix v. Kabi Pharmacia Ophthalmics, 884 F. Supp. 92 (W.D.N.Y. 1995)

Present Activities

  • Mental Health Association of Erie County Foundation, Inc., Board Member

Past Activities

  • Mental Health Association of Erie County, Inc., Former Director and Past President