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Corey L. Kraushaar
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Corey L. Kraushaar

800 Market Street
Suite 1100
St. Louis, MO 63101
T: (314) 242-5257
F: (314) 242-5457
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Education

Saint Louis University School of Law (J.D., 2002)
Illinois College (B.A., magna cum laude, 1998)

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Corey L. Kraushaar is a principal and shareholder with Brown & James, P.C., practicing in the firm's St. Louis office. He joined the firm in 2002 and became a principal partner in 2009. Mr. Kraushaar also serves on the firm's Executive and Marketing committees.

Mr. Kraushaar focuses his practice on product liability, personal injury, large loss subrogation, and insurance coverage litigation matters. He is an experienced trial attorney, receiving numerous favorable jury verdicts for his clients, including some of the largest recent defense verdicts in Missouri, and frequently lectures on topics including first-party insurance defense and subrogation issues.

Recent Achievements
Best Lawyers - Insurance Law, The Best Lawyers in America (2019)
Best Lawyers - Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, The Best Lawyers in America (2018-2019)
Best Lawyers - Product Liability Litigation - Defendants, The Best Lawyers in America (2019)
Top 50 St. Louis - Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers (2016)
Super Lawyers - Personal Injury General: Defense, Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers (2013-2018)
Up & Coming Award, Missouri Lawyers Weekly (2013)
Rising Stars - Personal Injury Defense, Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers (2008-2012)
Lon O. Hocker Award for Outstanding Trial Advocacy, Missouri Bar (2011)
Awarded No. 2 Top Defense Verdict in Missouri, Missouri Lawyers Weekly (2013)
Awarded No. 3 Top Defense Verdict in Missouri, Missouri Lawyers Weekly (2011)
Awarded No. 12 Top Defense Verdict in Missouri, Missouri Lawyers Weekly (2009)
Awarded No. 11 Top Defense Verdict in Missouri, Missouri Lawyers Weekly (2007)
Awarded Top 20 Largest Plaintiff's Verdict, Missouri Lawyers Weekly (2006)
Awarded No. 1 Top Defense Verdict in Missouri, Missouri Lawyers Weekly (2006)

Professional Affiliations
American Bar Association
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
Illinois State Bar Association
Lawyers Association of St. Louis
Missouri Bar Foundation, Fellow

Bar Admissions
Missouri
Illinois
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

Representative Appellate and Reported Cases
Universal Credit Acceptance, Inc. v. Randall, 541 S.W.3d 726 (Mo. App. E.D. 2018)
 
Berliner v. Ameren Services Corp., 501 S.W.3d 59 (Mo. App. E.D. 2016)
 
Roller v. American Modern Home Ins. Co., 484 S.W.3d 110 (Mo. App. W.D. 2015)
 
Key v. Diamond International Trucks, 453 S.W.3d 352 (Mo. App. W.D. 2015)
 
Denton v. Asbury Automotive St. Louis, LLC, 426 S.W.3d 681 (Mo. App. E.D. 2013)
 
Ballard v. Hudson, 320 S.W.3d 219 (Mo. App. E.D. 2010)
 
Travelers Property Cas. Ins. Co. of America v. National Union Ins. Co. of Pittsburgh, 621 F.3d 697 (8th Cir. 2010)

In re American Wood Concepts, LLC, Slip Copy, 2010 WL 1609690, (Bkrtcy.W.D.Mo. 2010)

Cedar Hill Hardware and Const. Supply, Inc. v. Insurance Corp. of Hannover, 563 F.3d 329 (8th Cir. 2009)

Specialty Medical Sales, Inc. v. Scott Lee Heating Co., 262 S.W.3d 675 (Mo.App. E.D. 2008)

Harris v. American Modern Ins. Co., 571 F.Supp.2d 1066 (E.D. Mo. 2008)

Recent Favorable Jury Verdicts
Pyke v. Williams-Woody Nissan and Shaun Belsha (2018)
 
Brandon Vierling and Heather Scott-Vierling v. John Miller, a partner of Storsafe Mini Warehouses (2018)
 
Jerry and Sarah Paul v. Asbury Automotive St. Louis, LLC (2018)

David Brown v. Lou Fusz Motor Company (2018)

Speaking Engagements
"Jury Selection: How to Counter the 'Plugged-In' Plaintiffs' Bar's Formula for Jury Selection," Brown & James General Defense & Insurance Law Symposium (January 2018)

"Common Coverage Issues in First-Party Property Insurance Claims," Brown & James Law Symposium (January 2016)

"Defending the Blackboard Damages Case," Brown & James Law Symposium (January 2014)

"What's it Worth? - A Look at Jury Verdicts since Tort Reform," Brown & James Law Symposium (January 2013)

"Case Law Update," NSPII Advanced Insurance Seminar (May 2011)

"Recorded Statements: Techniques, Tools and Tips," Brown & James Law Symposium (January 2011)

"Legal Panel," NSPII National Seminar (November 2009)

"Dealing with Public Adjusters," NSPII National Seminar (November 2008)

"Case Law Update," NSPII Missouri Advanced Insurance Seminar (September 2008)

"Case Law Update," NSPII Missouri Advanced Insurance Seminar (September 2007)

"Case Law Update," NSPII Missouri Advanced Insurance Seminar (May 2006)

Academic Honors & Activities

Managing Editor, Saint Louis University Public Law Review


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