|Contact Info||Telephone: 914.798.5415|
|University ||University of Nebraska, B.A., 1968|
|Law School||University of Nebraska College of Law, J.D., with distinction, 1974 editor in chief, Nebraska Law Review|
|Admitted||1974, Indiana; 2012, New York; U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court|
•Indiana State Bar Association
•American Bar Association
•Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, Visibility and Diversity Committees
•Defense Research Institute
|Born||Lincoln, Nebraska, 1946|
Wayne Kreuscher has nearly 40 years of experience as a litigator focused primarily on products liability and other types of tort defense work. He has represented numerous domestic and international manufacturers and distributors of motor vehicles, telecommunications devices, appliances, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and other products. Through this representation, Wayne has developed extensive experience handling the unique legal and procedural issues facing foreign clients, including jurisdiction, service, evidence, and testifying issues. His experience includes acting as both lead counsel and as a member of defense teams, and he has served as national coordinating counsel in the defense of more than 300 cases across the country for a particular product. He has also defended health care providers in claims alleging medical malpractice.
Wayne is a member of The Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel. He has been a lecturer and panel chair on topics in his areas of concentration for the Defense Research Institute, and he has authored articles on these topics for numerous legal publications.
Before attending law school, Wayne began his career as a journalist and worked for U.S. Army and daily newspapers. He finds this experience translates well to his legal work and is particularly helpful for conducting research and presenting facts in complex cases.
• Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating: AV Preeminent
• Best Lawyers in America 2014 (Commercial Litigation, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions -- Defendants, and Product Liability Litigation -- Defendants)
• Indiana Super Lawyers (Civil Litigation Defense)
• Order of the Coif, University of Nebraska Law School
• Indiana State Bar Association
• American Bar Association
• Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, Visibility and Diversity Committees
• Defense Research Institute
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