Welcome to Kurowski Shultz LLC

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With a practice vision national in scope and reputation, Kurowski Shultz LLC is a litigation law firm dedicated to winning strategies and problem-solving of complex legal issues.

Kurowski Shultz LLC is a highly successful civil litigation firm representing clients ranging from individuals to small businesses to Fortune 100 companies. Located in the Illinois suburbs of St. Louis, Missouri, the firm specializes in complex civil litigation. Its expertise is diverse but focused in the areas of complex toxic tort cases, product liability, class actions, and government affairs.  No firm in its community has more experience in the Madison County and St. Louis asbestos litigation, nor more local and national trial experience in asbestos and toxic tort cases. 

Complex litigation requires patience, creativity, experience, determination and the willingness to find and use a variety of resources. Kurowski Shultz LLC has a proven track record when it comes to obtaining the best results in complex lawsuits. In every case, a bottom-line, result-oriented strategy to solve our clients problem is our goal.

Founded by John Kurowski, the firm has grown to one of the largest in Southwestern Illinois.  It has been counsel to multiple clients in the Madison County and St. Louis City asbestos litigation since the litigation started in 1986.  


Toxic Tort and Asbestos Practice

The firm has more than twenty-five years of experience in toxic tort and asbestos litigation. For more than twenty of those years, the firm has served as national coordinating counsel and national trial counsel at various levels for multiple clients. Its team of lawyers is frequently called upon to try cases throughout the country and has tried numerous cases to verdict.  The firm’s trial lawyers have participated in more than three dozen asbestos and other toxic tort trials in more than twenty jurisdictions in the United States.  

It has extensive experience in the following toxic torts:

  • asbestos
  • silicosis
  • benzene exposure
  • chemical exposure
  • coal worker pneumoconiosis

The firm also has extensive experience in defending other complex litigation matters in Madison and St. Clair counties in southwestern Illinois, St. Louis and the local federal district courts.