Kristine K. Kraft, Partner at Schlichter, Bogard & Denton, LLP, Selected as a 2013 Super Lawyer®
Schlichter, Bogard & Denton, LLP is proud to announce that Kristine K. Kraft has been selected as a 2013 Super Lawyer®, which is a distinction given to attorneys who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process involves independent research by Thomson Reuters, along with consideration of peer nominations and evaluations.
Ms. Kraft has spent her legal career representing clients in civil litigation matters, especially products liability cases involving dangerous pharmaceutical drugs and defective medical devices. Among other accomplishments, she has been appointed by The Honorable Judge Rodney Sippel of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri to serve in the managing roles of both Plaintiffs’ Liaison Counsel and Co-Lead Counsel in the Multidistrict Litigation In re: NuvaRing® Products Liability Litigation (MDL 1964). She also presently serves a Co-Chair for the Science Committee in the Multidistrict Litigation In re: Pradaxa (Dabigatran Etexilate) Products Liability Litigation (MDL 2385). She has also served on the Science and Discovery Committees for other Multi-District Litigation cases, including In re Yasmin® and Yaz® (Drospirenone) Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Liability Litigation (MDL 2100); In re Ortho Evra® Products Liability Litigation (MDL 1742); and In re Gadolinium-Based Contrast Agents Product Liability Litigation (MDL 1909).
Ms. Kraft is a partner at Schlichter, Bogard & Denton, LLP, a law firm with a national reputation for being a leader in complex litigation matters, including pharmaceutical cases. Our highest priority at Schlichter, Bogard & Denton, LLP is our commitment to practicing law to the highest standard of excellence in every phase of the trial process.
Ms. Kraft graduated cum laude from Avila College in Kansas City, Missouri with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business. She received her Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri at Kansas City, graduating with distinction and the honor of the Order of the Bench and Robe. Ms. Kraft has consistently received an “AV” rating in Martindale-Hubbell, the highest possible rating from this organization of her peers. She serves on the Board of Governors for the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys. She has also been selected for inclusion in the “Honors Edition” of the Cambridge “Who’s Who Among Executive and Professional Women” for 2008-2013. She is also actively involved in the American Association for Justice, the American Bar Association, the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, and the Missouri and Kansas Bar Associations.
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