Stephanie K. Benecchi

Partner

215-772-7282

sbenecchi@mmwr.com

Philadelphia, Cherry Hill

Stephanie K. Benecchi is a partner in Montgomery McCracken’s Litigation Department. Stephanie’s practice focuses on commercial litigation, including IP litigation and class action defense as well as white collar defense and government investigations. Stephanie has experience with litigation matters at all stages, from pre-suit investigations through resolution and settlement.

Stephanie is also a member of the firm’s interdisciplinary Intellectual Property litigation team, where she works collaboratively with our seasoned IP professionals to defend against infringement claims and prosecute intellectual property claims in federal court.

Stephanie has represented senior executives in the health care industry in conjunction with government investigation and has experience with investigations focusing on labeling and monitoring of medical devices as well as pharmaceutical sales practices. She has also defended clients against False Claims Act litigation.

Stephanie’s class action defense work has focused on defending consumer fraud litigation based on product label statements.

Prior to joining Montgomery McCracken, Stephanie was an associate with a commercial litigation firm in New York, where she handled high-stakes civil litigation, corporate investigations, and insurance coverage in federal and state courts.

Stephanie received her B.A. degree from Columbia University, where she graduated with honors and was a member of the Varsity Women's Swim Team. She earned her law degree from Fordham University School of Law, where she was a staff member of the Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial Law and the Mary Anne Dickey Memorial Scholarship recipient.

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Credentials

Selected Representations
  • C.R. Bard et. al. v. Medical Components Inc., No. 2:17-cv-00754-HCN-DAO (D. Utah, admitted pro hac vice) – Defending Medical Components in patent litigation regarding infringement claims as to method patent and identification patents concerning implanted ports.
  • C.R. Bard v. Medical Components, No. 2:12-cv-00032-RJS-DAO (D. Utah, admitted pro hac vice) – Defending Medical Components in patent litigation regarding infringement claims as to identification patents concerning implanted ports and prosecuting counterclaim for infringement.
  • Wisniewski v. Hero Nutritionals, Inc. (N.D. Ill., admitted pro hac vice) – Represented Hero Nutritionals in a putative class action regarding “Made in the USA” label claims on vitamin products. Favorably resolved litigation on an individual basis.
  • Guerra v. Hero Nutritionals, Inc. (E.D.N.Y.) – Represented Hero Nutritionals in a putative class action regarding “All Natural Fruit Flavors and Colors” label claims on vitamin products. Favorably resolved litigation on an individual basis.
  • Represented a South Jersey hospital in conjunction with negotiation of an agreement with a Philadelphia University and resolution of associated Title IV issues.
Selected Speaking Engagements
Honors & Awards
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2019-2022
  • New Jersey Law Journal’s “New Leader of the Bar”, 2021

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Education

Law School

  • Fordham University School of Law

Undergraduate School

  • Columbia University