Complex Litigation

Marie Kyriss’ practice focuses on high-stakes litigation in the state and federal courts of New York and across the country, with an emphasis on product liability litigation, complex commercial litigation and mass tort litigation. She has defended automotive, pharmaceutical, medical and industrial product defect claims, consumer class actions and breach of warranty claims. At her previous firm, Ms. Kyriss assisted in developing and implementing a defense strategy for a big three automotive company for one of the largest recalls in automotive history. She has successfully defended high-profile personal injury actions, wrongful death cases and general negligence cases.

Ms. Kyriss has extensive experience in commercial disputes, including breach of contract, Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) and business tort litigation. She has represented large international corporations in multi-million dollar contract disputes with suppliers, distributors and customers.

Marie Kyriss understands the business aspects of litigation and has been successful in mitigating litigation expenses by working with her clients to increase efficiencies and using cost-effective litigation techniques. Consistent with her clients’ goals, Ms. Kyriss has successfully and discreetly resolved differences between parties before they lead to expensive public litigation and trial.

Admissions
New York State Bar
New Jersey State Bar
Michigan State Bar
Illinois State Bar

Education
Villanova University, B.A., 2000
New York Law School, J.D., 2003, Commercial Transactions Award Recipient, Vice President of New York Law School Student Body

Professional Memberships
American Bar Association
New York Bar Association
Oakland County Bar Association
Michigan Bar Association
Villanova Alumni Association