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Both Mr. Pratcher and Mr. Krayer Were Selected To The 2019 Delaware Rising Stars by Super Lawyers.

Nicholas M. Krayer
  • Founding Partner


Wilmington, DE




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 is a past president of the Delaware Trial Lawyers Association and remains an active member of the Delaware Trial Lawyers Association’s Board of Governors.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Workers’ Compensation

Bar Admissions

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


  • 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


  • Delaware Claims Association (Personal injury cases from a Plaintiff’s perspective) , 2019 to 2019
  • DSBA Workers’ Compensation Winter/Spring Seminar 2015-2021

Honors and Awards

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

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Delaware Trial Lawyers Association, Past President
  • Delaware State Bar Association, Member, 2006 to Present
  • American Bar Association, 2010 to Present
  • Delaware Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 2014 to Present
  • Delaware State Bar Association, Torts Section, Member
  • Delaware State Bar Association, Workers’ Compensation Section, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member, 2012 to 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 to 2012
  • State of Delaware, Deputy Attorney General / Deputy Child Advocate, 2006 to 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 to Present


  • English
  • Spanish