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Firm Partners Kraus and Paul Named to Best Lawyers® 2021

Waters Kraus & Paul partners Peter Kraus and Gary Paul have both been named to the 2021 Best Lawyers® list. The publication annually recognizes the top 6% of private practicing attorneys in the nation. The honor has been designated to Mr. Kraus for his work in the category of Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, and Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs. At the same time, Mr. Paul has been recognized for his outstanding work in Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs.

About Best Lawyers®

As a purely peer-reviewed guide to legal talent, the 27th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America highlights the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues. Attorneys are first nominated to the list through online submissions and are then evaluated by peers within the same geographical region and legal practice area. Following further analysis of the feedback, and confirmation of the nominees’ good standing with their local bar associations, the results of the newly recognized Best Lawyers® list are published.

About Peter Kraus 

Mr. Kraus is a founding partner of Waters Kraus & Paul. He began his practice of law as a commercial litigator in Washington, D.C., and later became licensed in the states of Texas, California, Hawaii, and Missouri. In January 2020, he was appointed by President Pro Tempore of the U.S. Senate to serve a second 5-year term on the Federal Judicial Center (FJC) Foundation board. He has tried numerous asbestos, benzene exposure, and pharmaceutical cases to verdict in state and federal courts across the country.

About Gary Paul 

In a law career that spans more than four decades, Mr. Paul has earned numerous titles and distinguished awards for his experience in litigation. He has achieved the rank of Diplomate with the American Board of Trial Advocates. His practice includes asbestos litigation, product liability, toxic torts, qui tam, and other areas.

About Waters Kraus & Paul

Waters Kraus & Paul is a mid-sized plaintiffs’ firm experienced in a variety of practice areas including asbestos litigation, benzene, medical device injuries, birth defects linked to toxic exposures, and qui tam whistleblowers. The attorneys at Waters Kraus & Paul are fighting to hold corporations responsible for their negligent actions and are prepared to take each and every case to trial to ensure justice for their clients. Email us or call at 866.305.7373 to discuss your potential lawsuit.

What are my chances?

That’s the first question everyone asks. The truth is it’s impossible to know. But we can tell you this. Waters Kraus & Paul has what it takes to fight against big corporate interests and win. That’s why we’ve taken more mesothelioma trials to verdict than any other firm. And that’s why we’ve recovered more than $1.3 billion for clients like you. Do you think you have a case? Contact us now to speak with an attorney.

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