Nicole Kruegel is an attorney in the law firm of Domnick Cunningham & Whalen. Her practice is dedicated to pursuing justice for victims of catastrophic injury and wrongful death, primarily in the areas of medical negligence where she has obtained numerous six and seven-figure settlements for her clients.
Ms. Kruegel is an active member of the American Association for Justice and has traveled across the country helping the organization in its mission to promote a fair and effective justice system. She currently serves as Co-Chair of the Membership Committee for the AAJ Women Trial Lawyers Caucus.
Ms. Kruegel also plays an active role in the Florida Justice Association and has served on the Women’s Caucus Board of Directors since 2018. She has a passion for lobbying on behalf of her clients to ensure their constitutional rights are protected at the state and federal level. She also served as Secretary of the Palm Beach County Chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers, an organization committed promoting women in the local community.
Ms. Kruegel graduated in 2010 from Florida International University, magna cum laude, with a degree in English Literature and a Certificate in Law, Ethics, and Society. She was the recipient of the College of Arts and Sciences Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement.
In 2012, Ms. Kruegel received her law degree from the University of Miami School of Law, magna cum laude. She graduated a full semester early, was on the Dean’s from 2011 through 2012, and was elected to The Order of the Coif. While in law school, she was the Admiral of the Maritime Law Society, the Articles and Comments Editor for the International and Comparative Law Review, a member of the Psychology, Public Policy, and Law Journal, and a competing member of the Trial Team.
Ms. Kruegel was admitted to practice in Florida in 2013. Ms. Kruegel has been recognized by the National Trial Lawyers as Top 40 Under 40 and by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star. She is a member of The Florida Bar, Palm Beach County Bar Association, Palm Beach County Justice Association, American Association for Justice, Florida Justice Association, and the Florida Association for Women Lawyers.
PRACTICE AREAS: Personal Injury / Wrongful Death Nursing Home Abuse Medical Malpractice
BAR ADMISSIONS: Florida Bar, 2013 Tennessee Bar, 2020 Colorado Bar, 2021 U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2013 U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 2014 U.S. Supreme Court, 2019
EDUCATION: Florida International University, B.A., Magna Cum Laude, 2010 University of Miami School of Law J.D., Magna Cum Laude, 2012