Ulmer Adds Associate to Nationally Recognized Product Liability Practice

September 22, 2020 – Ulmer & Berne LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Associate Kevin M. Bandy to the firm’s Cincinnati office where he joins the Product Liability Practice Group.

Bandy focuses on defending product liability litigation and pharmaceutical, medical device, and mass tort claims. He has experience with all aspects of complex litigation and has represented clients in multiple state and federal jurisdictions nationwide, including multidistrict litigation involving thousands of plaintiffs. He performs legal research on a variety of complex topics and drafts substantive pleadings, such as summary judgment motions, oppositions to motions for class certification, and appeals.

“We’re happy to have Kevin join Ulmer’s Product Liability team,” said John R. Ipsaro, Co-Group Leader of Ulmer’s Product Liability Practice Group. “His excellent academic background, professional accomplishments, and litigation experience will benefit our clients and add to our deep bench of experienced product liability litigators.”

In addition to his practice, Bandy serves as Co-Chair of the Cincinnati Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section CLE Committee. He received his undergraduate degree with honors from the University of Louisville and his law degree with honors from the University of Cincinnati College of Law, where he served as Publications Editor of the Law Review.

Bandy joins Ulmer’s robust team of product liability litigators who are nationally recognized for successfully managing matters that are complex, both legally and scientifically, and for their unique and comprehensive approach to addressing clients’ needs.

Serving as counsel to numerous companies in the bioscience, pharmaceutical, medical device, and dietary supplement industries, Ulmer’s Product Liability Practice Group is a recognized leader that has helped and continues to help set important legal precedent shaping the litigation landscape for those industries. This includes recognition by BTI Consulting Group, which named Ulmer a “Litigation Standout” in Product Liability Litigation in its 2020 Litigation Outlook report, listing Ulmer among the top 16 firms in the nation to receive this designation.