Schaumburg, IL Personal Injury Lawyers
Paul W. Grauer
Paul Grauer is the owner of Grauer & Kriegel, LLC. Prior to forming his own firm Mr. Grauer practiced in Chicago for a large IP litigation law firm. In 1973, he formed his own firm located in Schaumburg, concentrating in personal injury and workers’ compensation law for the past 42 years.
Mr. Grauer has tried numerous jury trials to verdict in Illinois, Wisconsin and California. He has been listed in the Illinois Jury Verdict Reporter as one of the top six plaintiffs’ attorneys in Illinois for completing the highest amount of jury trials (7) in a year. He has also successfully been involved in cases appealed to the Illinois Appellate Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. In addition to conducting numerous jury trials, Mr. Grauer has also tried voluminous workers’ compensation cases at both the arbitration and Commission level. Mr. Grauer and his law firm have obtained more than $140 million in verdicts and settlements in both the personal injury area and the workers’ comp. area of his practice.
Andrew J. Kriegel
Andrew J. Kriegel joined the law firm of Grauer & Kriegel, LLC in 2015. He was made a named partner two years after joining the firm. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Kriegel worked at a large downstate law firm representing injured workers and personal injury/accident victims. Mr. Kriegel has significant experience representing injury victims.
A skilled litigator and negotiator, Mr. Kriegel has represented injured clients in numerous personal injury and workers’ compensation cases. He has secured several large awards and settlements for his injured clients. Mr. Kriegel has successfully tried cases in both the Cook County Circuit Court and at the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission. He has also successfully handled appeals before the First District Appellate Court.
Karina B. Estrada
Karina B. Estrada earned her Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Literature and Linguistics from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She received her Juris Doctor from the Chicago-Kent College of Law. During law school, she served as Executive Articles Editor for the Journal of Intellectual Property, and clerked for a plaintiffs’ firm that specialized in nursing home abuse/neglect, wrongful death and medical malpractice claims.