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.
Josh D. Farrell
Joshua D. Farrell joined the law firm of Grauer & Kriegel, LLC in 2021. Mr. Farrell grew up in Cleveland, Ohio where he lived until he went to law school at Northern Illinois University College of Law. Mr. Farrell earned his Bachelor’s degree from Cleveland State University (CSU) where he majored in Political Science.During law school, he was the President of the Sports and Entertainment Law Society. Josh also held a board position for both Moot Court Society as an Associate Justice and Trial Advocacy Society as a Master of the Bench.
Also, in law school, Mr. Farrell was a finalist in the 2L Mock Trial Competition and Champion of the Lenny B. Mandell Moot Court Competition where his team also won best written brief.