Erin E. Connare, Phillips Lytle Senior Associate

Erin E. Connare

Senior Associate
(716) 847-8355
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Ms. Connare concentrates her practice in the areas of commercial litigation and product liability. As part of her practice, she defends manufacturers against product liability and tort claims both regionally and nationally, and assists in the defense of such claims in the Province of Ontario. Additionally, Ms. Connare also has experience with the defense and enforceability of non-solicitation and non-competition agreements.

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

  • Named to Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch
  • Named Upstate New York Super Lawyers® Rising Star, 2018-2020
  • Honoree of the New York State Bar Association Empire State Counsel® Program for Pro Bono Work, 2018


  • State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2015
  • State University of New York at Buffalo, B.A., summa cum laude, 2012

Professional Associations

  • Bar Association of Erie County
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York, WNY Chapter

Present Activities

  • Zoological Society of Buffalo, ProZoo Board, Member
    • Former Vice President
  • Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project, Rising Champions for Justice, Board of Directors

Past Activities

  • Buffalo Law Review, Executive Publications Editor
  • Phi Beta Kappa Society, Member