George Hajduczok, J.D., Ph.D., F.A.H.A., Phillips Lytle Special Counsel

George Hajduczok, J.D., Ph.D., F.A.H.A.

Special Counsel
Buffalo
(716) 504-5772
ghajduczok@phillipslytle.com
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Dr. Hajduczok practices in the area of medical device and pharmaceutical products liability litigation. He holds a Ph.D. in Physiology and prior to joining the firm, he was on the faculty in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine. Dr. Hajduczok has received research grant funding from the National Institutes of Health and American Heart Association, among others, and has over 100 publications in peer-reviewed journals, book chapters and abstracts. He has been a member of the National Institutes of Health Grant Review Committees and served on the American Physiological Society Finance Committee. Dr. Hajduczok holds a Research Assistant Professor position in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American Heart Association.

Admitted to Practice

  • New York

Honors & Awards

  • Named Upstate New York Super Lawyers® Rising Star, 2013-2014
  • Honoree of the New York State Bar Association Empire State Counsel® Program for Pro Bono Work, 2012

Education

  • State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, J.D., 2002
  • University of Iowa College of Medicine, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Medicine,
         Cardiovascular Center, 1986-1989
  • State University of New York at Buffalo, Ph.D., 1986
  • State University of New York at Buffalo, B.A., 1981

Languages

  • Ukrainian

Professional Associations

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  • American Bar Association
    • Litigation Section
    • Science and Technology Law Section
  • American Heart Association / American Stroke Association
    • Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences (Elected Fellow, 2001)
    • Council on High Blood Pressure Research
  • American Physiological Society (APS)
  • Bar Association of Erie County
  • Brain Research Association (United Kingdom)
  • International Brain Research Organization
  • New York State Bar Association
    • Food, Drug and Cosmetic Law Section
    • Trial Lawyers Section
  • Society for Neuroscience
  • World Federation of Neuroscientists

Present Activities

  • Ukrainian Home Dnipro Federal Credit Union, Board of Directors
  • Oncology Research Therapeutics, Inc., Scientific Advisory Board Member
  • Suneel’s Light Foundation, Board of Directors