Robert F. Kunkel Associate




Robert Kunkel defends life sciences companies for individual claims and in the area of mass torts. Matters include pain pump litigation, drug contamination, national drug-related outbreaks, implants and cold therapy devices, catheters, infusers, stents, IVC filters, dental implants, orthopedic screws and other litigation. 

Prior to joining Wilson Elser, Robert worked for two other civil defense firms, one a large national firm. He represented clients in medical malpractice, transportation/trucking/auto, premises liability and product liability matters, successfully defending clients in arbitrations, mediations and a jury trial in Cook County.

Robert also served as an Assistant State’s Attorney for Cook County State Attorney’s Office, where he gained extensive trial experience in criminal and civil matters.