Corey L. Kraushaar

Principal
Bank of America Plaza
800 Market Street
Suite 1100
St. Louis, MO 63101-2501
314-242-5257
314-242-5457

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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.

Academic Honors & Activities

Managing Editor, Saint Louis University Public Law Review

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) 

More About Corey

Education

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

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

Recent Achievements

  • Benchmark Litigation, State Litigation Star - Missouri (2019)
  • Best Lawyers - Insurance Law, The Best Lawyers in America (2019-2020)
  • Best Lawyers - Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, The Best Lawyers in America (2018-2020)
  • Best Lawyers - Product Liability Litigation - Defendants, The Best Lawyers in America (2019-2020)
  • Top 50 St. Louis - Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers (2016)
  • Super Lawyers - Personal Injury General: Defense, Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers (2013-2019)
  • 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. 11 Top Defense Verdict in Missouri, Missouri Lawyers Weekly (2018)
  • 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