Jeff Kruse

Jeff Kruse is a Member of the litigation law firm Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice. He joined Baker Sterchi in September 2015 after serving nearly 10 years in various in-house counsel roles at medical device company Boston Scientific Corporation, including Senior Counsel, Chief Product Liability Litigation Officer, and Director of Litigation.
Jeff has over 20 years of experience managing complex pharmaceutical and medical device litigation throughout the country. While at Boston Scientific, Jeff successfully managed multi-district litigations involving thousands of personal injury lawsuits and thousands of other cases in state court coordinated proceedings across the country. Additionally, he managed several government-related investigations to successful conclusions with no action by or payments to the investigating government entities. He also developed the strategies that resulted in the dismissal of numerous securities-related lawsuits against Boston Scientific.
Jeff also provided critical legal and business advice to numerous business units and corporate functions including the company’s regulatory, quality assurance, corporate communications, risk management, and marketing departments. He built Boston Scientific’s discovery team from the ground up by recruiting, hiring, and retaining top talent and supervised a team of 11 legal professionals dedicated to litigation and government investigations.
Prior to joining Boston Scientific, Jeff spent 11 years at a law firm serving as litigation counsel to global manufacturers of pharmaceutical, medical device, and personal care products in matters locally and across the country.