Eric M. Kraus

Eric M. Kraus

New York City
(212) 508-0408
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Mr. Kraus focuses his practice on complex civil litigation matters including mass torts and class actions, pharmaceutical products liability, medical device liability and toxic torts. He has defended cases centered on cutting edge medical and scientific issues, with an emphasis on developing, presenting and opposing expert witness testimony. Mr. Kraus is also an experienced trial lawyer who has tried more than 40 cases to verdict in state and federal courts.

Additional Areas of Focus

Medical Malpractice

Admitted to Practice

  • New York
  • Massachusetts
  • 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
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Honors & Awards

  • Selected for the New York Metro Super Lawyers® list, 2006-2007, 2010, 2013-2017
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America©
    • Named the Best Lawyers® Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year” in New York City, 2016


  • Boston University School of Law, J.D., 1979
  • Hamilton College, B.A., cum laude, 1976

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Brooklyn Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Litigation Counsel of America, LLC
  • New York City Bar Association
    • Science & Law Committee, Chairman
  • New York State Bar Association
    • Food, Drug & Cosmetic Law Section
    • Trial Lawyers Section

Present Activities

  • Queens Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Ukulele Kids Club Inc., Board of Directors