Professional Biography
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Kristine E. Kruger Senior Counsel

  • Seattle

    D +1.206.359.3111

    F +1.206.359.9000


    1201 Third Avenue, Suite 4900

    Seattle, WA 98101-3099


  • San Francisco

    D +1.415.344.7095

    F +1.415.344.7050

    San Francisco

    505 Howard Street, Suite 1000

    San Francisco, CA 94105-3204




Kristine Kruger is a seasoned litigator with more than 10 years of experience representing companies in the consumer products and services industries. Throughout her career, she has developed a strong reputation for her deep knowledge of consumer protection, product liability litigation, and class action defense, as well as California’s Proposition 65. She is skilled at managing complex litigation matters, including multidistrict litigation and coordinated state court proceedings.

Kristine has represented clients in a wide range of industries, including food and beverage, cosmetics, household goods, and electronics. She enjoys working closely with clients to develop effective litigation strategies by carefully evaluating each case-specific goal and business objective.

In addition to her litigation practice, Kristine also provides strategic counseling to her clients on risk management and compliance issues related to product safety, labeling, and advertising. She regularly advises clients on best practices for minimizing litigation risk and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.

Kristine speaks and writes regularly, providing updates on regulatory and litigation issues, and has presented for the American Bar Association (ABA), American Conference Institute (ACI), Perrin Conferences, Consumer Brands Association, and others. She routinely contributes to the firm’s Food & Consumer Packaged Goods Litigation blog and has been quoted by Law360, Cosmetics Design, and FoodNavigator USA.

Kristine is licensed to practice law in California, New York, Oregon, and Washington.

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Serving up Legal Insights on the Food and Consumer Packaged Goods Industry



A Critical Resource on Consumer Finance Legal Developments


Professional Recognition

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America: Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Law, 2023 – 2024; Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants, 2024

Community Involvement

  • Junior League of Seattle, Member
  • Junior League of San Francisco, Member, 2014 – 2016
  • Treehouse, Member of the Board of Young Professionals, 2012 – 2014




Bar and Court Admissions

  • Washington
  • California
  • New York
  • Oregon
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington


  • Seattle University School of Law, J.D., 2006
  • Fordham University School of Law, Visiting Student, 2005 - 2006
  • Université de Paris IV, Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne, 2003
  • Westmont College, B.A., English and History, 2002