Nicholas M. Krayer

Nicholas M. Krayer

Founding Partner
Location:
Wilmington, Delaware
Phone:
302-566-1796
Fax:
302-803-5302
Email:

Nicholas M. Krayer is a founding partner of Pratcher Krayer LLC where he practices in the areas of personal injury and workers’ compensation law.  Nick is a Delawarean through and through.  He was born in Wilmington, Delaware and attended St. Elizabeth High School.  Subsequently Nick attended the University of Delaware then Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, Delaware.  In law school, Nick served as a law clerk for the Delaware Department of Justice and received the pro bono distinction for his volunteer legal work.   
When Nick graduated law school, he served as a Deputy Attorney General at the State of Delaware Department of Justice where he prosecuted criminal cases and also served as a Deputy Child Advocate for the State of Delaware Office of the Child Advocate where he provided representation for dependent, neglected and abused children. 
Nick left his position at the State of Delaware to join a Wilmington, Delaware insurance defense firm where he provided representation to insurance carriers in personal injury and workers’ compensation matters.  During this time Nick learned how insurance companies defend against personal injury and workers’ compensation cases.  Prior to founding Pratcher Krayer LLC, Nick was a partner another personal injury and workers’ compensation firm in Wilmington, Delaware where he represented injured clients.
Nick is a member of the Delaware Bar and the Federal District Court for the District of Delaware. He is also a member of the Delaware State Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Section and Torts Section, the Randy J. Holland Delaware Workers’ Compensation American Inn of Court and the American Association for Justice.  Lastly, Nick currently serves as the President of the Delaware Trial Lawyers’ Association.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Workers’ Compensation

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Delaware, 2006
  • U.S. District Court District of Delaware, 2012

Education

  • Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, Delaware
    • J.D. - 2006
  • University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware
    • B.A. - 2003
    • Major: History / Political Science
  • St. Elizabeth High School

Classes/Seminars

  • Delaware Claims Association (Personal injury cases from a Plaintiff’s perspective) , 2019
  • DSBA Workers’ Compensation Spring Seminar (Various topics in workers’ compensation law), 2015 - 2018

Honors and Awards

  • Top 10 Workers’ Compensation Attorney Delaware, 2018 - 2019
  • Clients’ Choice Award, AVVO 2016, 2018
  • Rising Star - Delaware, Super Lawyer, 2016 - 2018
  • Delaware’s Top Lawyers, Delaware Today Magazine, 2016
  • Top 10 Attorneys under 40, National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2014
  • 10.0 Superb Rating, AVVO

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Delaware Trial Lawyers Association, President
  • Delaware State Bar Association, Member, 2006 - Present
  • American Bar Association, 2010 - Present
  • Delaware Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 2014 - Present
  • Delaware State Bar Association, Torts Section, Member
  • Delaware State Bar Association, Workers’ Compensation Section, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member, 2012 - Present
  • Delaware Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Governors
  • Randy J. Holland Delaware Workers’ Compensation American Inn of Court, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Tybout, Redfearn & Pell, Associate, 2010 - 2012
  • State of Delaware, Deputy Attorney General / Deputy Child Advocate, 2006 - 2010
  • State of Delaware Department of Justice, Deputy Attorney General

Pro Bono Activities

  • Attorney Guardian Ad-Litem - Providing Representation to Foster Children in the Custody of the State of Delaware, 2010 - Present

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish