Scott M. Zimmerman

Scott M. Zimmerman: Attorney with Heidell, Pittoni, Murphy & Bach, LLP


Scott M. Zimmerman's practice focuses on complex civil litigation with an emphasis on products liability involving pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers in state and federal courts throughout the country. He has defended mass tort claims on behalf of makers of prescription pain medicines, antibiotics, contact lens solution, oral contraceptives and various over-the-counter products.

As part of his complex litigation practice, Scott has experience in multidistrict litigation and defending class actions, including consumer fraud/deceptive trade practices cases. He currently serves as Defendant's Liaison Counsel in a class action MDL and he was a key member of the defense team in nationwide litigation involving Bausch & Lomb's ReNu with MoistureLoc Multi- Purpose Contact Lens Solution. He was instrumental in the dismissal of hundreds of cases on Daubert/Frye grounds. See In re Bausch & Lomb Inc. Contact Lens Solution Prods. Liab. Litig., No. 2:06-MN-77777-DCN, 2009 WL 2750462 (D.S.C. August 26, 2009); Bausch & Lomb Contact Lens Solution Prod. Liab. Litig., Decision and Order, No. 766000/2007 (Sup. Ct. N.Y. Co. July 15, 2009).

Scott also has vast experience in the defense of commercial, mass tort and medical malpractice claims. He has tried cases on behalf of major medical institutions and individual physicians in the New York metropolitan area.

Scott serves on the firm's Client Development and Hiring committees.


Scott M. Zimmerman.

“Beyond Malpractice Claims.” For the Defense. August 2006.

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Commercial Litigation and General Liability
  • Medical Liability and Risk Management
  • Products Liability and Mass Tort

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
212.286.8585  Phone
212.490.8966  Fax
University Attended:
Skidmore College, B.A., 1989
Law School Attended:
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, J.D., 1994
Year of First Admission:
1994, Connecticut; United States District Court, Eastern District of New York; United States District Court, Northern District of New York; United States District Court, District of Connecticut; United States District Court, Southern District of New York; 1995, New York; United States District Court, Western District of New York

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New York, New York

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