Meet Attorney Ed Kraus

Serving Chicago and Nationwide

Chicago Vaccine Injury Attorney Ed KrausChicago Vaccine Injury Attorney Edward Kraus is a Clinical Professor of Law at the Chicago-Kent College of Law. Professor Kraus provides a wide range of legal services in the areas of health and disability, including handling compensation claims for victims of vaccine injuries.

Professor Kraus joined the Illinois Institute of Technology faculty in 1999. At the Law Offices of Chicago-Kent – a teaching law firm – Professor Kraus and his wife, Amy, work with student interns and externs to represent people who have suffered vaccine injuries. He also handles disability discrimination cases and other cases within the Health & Disability Law Clinic, where he is the supervising attorney.

Before joining the Chicago-Kent College of Law, Professor Kraus worked as a civil litigation and class action attorney at the law firm of Plokin, Jacobs & Orlofksy, Ltd. He has also worked as the Policy Director for the Jewish Council on Urban Affairs from 1996 through 1997, where he was involved with policy and advocacy regarding social and economic justice in Chicago. From 1993 to 1996, he represented low-income clients in civil cases as a staff attorney for Legal Action of Wisconsin.

Professor Kraus is serving on the Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines. He was appointed to the position by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. The Commission consists of nine members, who provide input to the Secretary regarding the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program. Professor Kraus’s term is from 2011 to 2015.

Professor Kraus has a BA in English from University of Michigan. He earned his JD from Georgetown University Law Center, where he graduated cum laude.

To learn more about our vaccine injury lawyer Ed Kraus, please contact the Law Offices of Chicago-Kent, in Chicago, Illinois.