Shareholder Kevin Krueger joined Sandberg Phoenix in 1988 and has successfully defended product manufacturers in hundreds of catastrophic injury cases. Over the past 30 years, he has represented companies in the pharmaceutical/medical device, automotive/recreational vehicle, childcare product, tool, construction and heavy equipment industries facing products liability cases. His experience includes product and toxic tort liability, fire/arson defense and trucking matters, including rear underride bar cases, construction accidents and many, many other issues. Kevin has served as national coordinating counsel on selected litigation for a wide variety of clients. He has successfully defended cases in numerous jurisdictions to include Missouri, Illinois, Kansas, Alabama, Florida, Michigan, California, West Virginia and New York. Kevin’s appellate practice also includes successful arguments before the Missouri Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals (8th Circuit), the Missouri Court of Appeals (Eastern District) and the Illinois Court of Appeals (5th District).
Kevin’s success on behalf of many clients can be attributed to many factors, including his dedication to responsive communication, pursuit of excellence and his depth of experience in handling complex litigation matters. He believes, however, it is his ability to look past individual cases and ask the strategic business questions that formulate litigation strategy that has helped him to achieve remarkable results for numerous clients.
Outside his legal practice, Kevin spends time with his wife and five children, attending his sons’ college football games and daughter’s dance competitions throughout the region. He also enjoys playing racquetball and traveling, both to meet clients and to experience new places.
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
Defense Research Institute
Illinois State Bar Association
Litigation Counsel of America
Missouri Bar Association
Products Liability Advisory Council
Kevin previously served as a member of the Sandberg Phoenix Executive Committee and Compensation Committee, the firm’s Recruiting Committee and as the Products Liability Practice Group Leader.
J.D., Washington University School of Law, cum laude
B.S., University of Missouri - Columbia
Kevin actively participates with the United Church of Christ and the Lindbergh School District, where he spent 15 years as the President of the Lindbergh Football Association. With his wife, Kevin founded “Sunday Night Lights,” a charity event for children with terminal illnesses that allows them to play in a flag football game, in the band, cheerlead and dance. The event provides children a respite from the issues connected with their illnesses while also raising funds to provide opportunities for additional learning and recreational activities for these children and their families.
“Emerging Issues in Motor Vehicle Product Liability Litigation,” ABA Motor Vehicle Product Liability Seminar
He has served as a guest lecturer at both Saint Louis University School of Law and Washington University School of Law.
“The Use of DNA Evidence in Crashworthiness Cases,” ABA Emerging Issues in Motor Vehicle Product Liability Litigation (April 2009)
“Cross-Examining the Plaintiff,” Missouri Products Liability Handbook (2004)
“The Critical Role of Experts in Products Liability Cases,” The St. Louis Bar Journal (Winter 2002)