Krause, Robert S.
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St. Johns University

B.A., 1963

University of Notre Dame Law School

L.L.B., 1966

Bar Admission


Robert S. Krause


Prominent Assignments

Represented Eli Lilly & Company in their oral contraceptive, DES, Oraflex, and other litigation

Represents W.R. Grace & Co. in its personal injury and property damage asbestos litigation

Served as Ford Motor Company's national counsel for asbestos litigation

Represents Bristol-Myers, Squibb in breast implant and other litigation

Representative Clients

  • Bristol-Myers, Squibb
  • DuPont
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Hobart Corp.
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Premark International
  • W.R. Grace & Co.

Professional Involvement

  • Michigan Defense Trial Counsel, Past president and Board of Directors
  • Michigan Supreme Court Standard Civil Jury Instruction Committee
  • Member of faculty, Trial Advocacy Course, University of Michigan Law School
  • IADC Trial Academy, Faculty Member
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI), Board of Directors
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Areas of Practice


  • Michigan Super Lawyers
  • 2001 MDTC Excellence In Defense Award
  • 2006 DRI Louis Potter Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2014 American Board of Trial Advocates Lifetime Achievement Award