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Michael Connett

Michael Connett

Michael Connett is a partner at Waters Kraus & Paul in the firm’s Los Angeles office. Michael represents plaintiffs involved in toxic tort and complex civil matters. He focuses on helping victims catastrophically injured by toxic substances and dangerous products, including families dealing with birth defects resulting from chemical exposures in the semiconductor and aerospace...

Susannah B. Chester-Schindler

Susannah Chester-Schindle

Susannah B. Chester-Schindler

Susannah Chester-Schindler is a partner at Waters Kraus & Paul in the Dallas office. A native of Arizona, Susannah moved to Dallas in 2000 to attend Southern Methodist University. Susannah earned her bachelor’s degree in International Studies and Political Science (with distinction), magna cum laude, and was selected to Phi Beta Kappa. After graduating in 2004, Susannah...

Caitlyn Silhan

Caitlyn Silhan whistleblower

Caitlyn Silhan

Caitlyn Silhan is a partner at Waters Kraus & Paul in the Dallas office. Caitlyn focuses her practice on qui tam whistleblower/False Claims Act matters. She earned her bachelor’s degree at Boston University. She was awarded her Juris Doctor degree from Tulane University Law School, where she was a Dean’s Scholar and selected to the Order of the Coif before graduating magna cum...

Joy L. Sparling

Joy Sparling

Joy L. Sparling

Joy Sparling is a partner at Waters Kraus & Paul in the firm’s Illinois office. Joy heads up the Asbestos Litigation Intake Department, and in addition to asbestos has a special interest in complex product liability cases. A native of Davenport, Iowa, Joy earned her Bachelor of Arts degree at Trinity College in Deerfield, Illinois. She was awarded a Juris Doctor degree...

Patrick J. Wigle

Patrick Wigle, Waters Kraus & Paul Attorney

Patrick J. Wigle

Patrick Wigle is an partner at Waters Kraus & Paul in the firm’s Dallas office. Patrick concentrates his practice on representing plaintiffs involved in product liability and toxic tort cases. His work includes helping people who have been injured by asbestos exposure and their families seek recovery through the legal process. Patrick earned his bachelor’s degree from...

Charles S. Siegel

Charles S. Siegel

Charles Siegel is the head of the appellate and qui tam practices at Waters & Kraus. He was born in Houston, Texas and earned both his undergraduate and Juris Doctor degrees at the University of Texas. Charles has argued appeals in nine of the federal circuits, seven state supreme courts, and in numerous intermediate appellate courts around the country, and has appeared in state...

Michael L. Armitage

Michael L. Armitage

Mike Armitage is a partner at Waters Kraus & Paul in the firm’s Los Angeles office. Admitted to practice in both California and Louisiana, Mike began his career practicing maritime transportation and commercial law, but has focused on personal injury and product liability cases since joining the firm in 2000. Mike’s work on asbestos-related cancer cases has resulted...

Leslie C. MacLean

Leslie C. MacLean

Since beginning her practice in 1995, Leslie MacLean has focused on complex civil litigation representing plaintiffs in the areas of product liability, mass torts, and toxic torts. Leslie helps victims of mesothelioma caused by asbestos exposure, and those who have been injured by Roundup use, as well as clients who have been harmed by medical devices, including IVC filters, hernia...

Gary M. Paul

Gary Paul

Gary M. Paul

Gary Paul is a partner at Waters Kraus & Paul in the firm’s West Coast practice. Gary brings a distinguished legal portfolio to the firm, including more than four decades as a trial lawyer in complex civil matters such as consumer and medical product liability, medical and professional malpractice, commercial and insurance litigation, and employment and labor law. After...

Michael B. Gurien

Michael Gurien

Michael B. Gurien

Michael Gurien is a partner at Waters Kraus & Paul in the firm’s Los Angeles office. A native of Thousand Oaks, California, Michael earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. He was awarded his Juris Doctor degree from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, where he received the American Jurisprudence Award in Constitutional Law. He is...

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