Stuart Fraenkel joined Kreindler & Kreindler LLP as a partner in June 2003. He is one of the founding partners of the Los Angeles office. He has a broad range of experience in civil litigation, including aviation, products liability, automobile, trucking, crashworthiness, personal injury, wrongful death, insurance, insurance bad faith, admiralty/maritime, premises, business litigation and entertainment.
His litigation experience has involved matters throughout the United States (including Alaska and Hawaii), Asia, Canada, Central America, Europe, Mexico, the Middle East and South America. Mr. Fraenkel is well versed in national and international conflicts and choice of law issues.
Mr. Fraenkel has handled numerous high profile personal injury and wrongful death cases throughout his career with notable results. The injury cases have encompassed significant burn injuries, brain injuries, paraplegia, quadriplegia, orthopedic injuries, nerve damage, significant psychological and other emotional distress injuries, etc.
Mr. Fraenkel is well versed in State and Federal Tort claims procedures and requirements. He has also been trial counsel in aviation, automobile, insurance bad faith, and premises liability trials and binding arbitrations.
Mr. Fraenkel received his undergraduate degree from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in 1989 where he was an active member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity and was awarded the Balfour award for being a distinguished senior. During his tenure at Embry Riddle, Mr. Fraenkel also worked as a legal assistant at the Volusia County Office of the State Attorney of Florida.
Mr. Fraenkel is admitted to and/or practiced the bars of the Supreme Court of California, the United States District Court for the Eastern, Central, Southern and Northern Districts of California, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.
He has also appeared pro hac vice in numerous courts throughout the United States, has authored and argued appellate matters in the California Court of Appeals and briefed appellate matters in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
- Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, California
- California, 1994
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