Biography

William Jungbauer currently holds the position of President and Senior Partner at Yaeger & Jungbauer Barristers, PLC (YJB), a law firm specializing in FELA (Federal Employers' Liability Act) cases. Notably, YJB is the sole Plaintiff's FELA law firm in the United States to have received recognition in the First Tier of national law firms by U.S. News and World Reports from 2010 to 2013, consistently over those years. Since 1929, YJB has been dedicated to representing railroad workers.

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Professional Experiences

President and Senior Partner of of Yaeger & Jungbauer, Barristers, PLC; law clerk, associate lawyer since 1978, and attorney, partner, president of the firm since February 1993. Jungbauer has been practicing with the firm that has been in existence since 1929 practicing in the field of railroad litigation, catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death litigation.


YJB has been awarded the highest rating by US News & World Reports- ranking of law firms: National-Tier 1, in field of Railroad Law. US News also annually rates hospitals, doctors, colleges and universities.




Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist by National Board of Trial Advocacy since 1993 and Minnesota State Bar Association since 1990. Board Certification requires applicant to meet standards/qualifications regarding number of trials and litigated matters, background checks/reviews by NBTA of judges, other lawyers, clients and even opposing counsel and successfully passing a rigorous written advanced bar exam. Lawyers can achieve Civil Trial Specialist certification on the state level and with more qualification on a national level. Recipient of the 2021 NBTA President's Award.



Jungbauer was recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” in the field of Railroad Law in 2014. This award is based upon votes and recommendations of other lawyers.






Jungbauer was invited to author an article on reliability/admissibility of diffusor tensor imaging (DTI) in brain injury litigation which was published for Neuro-scientists and medical practitioners by AJOB Neuroscience after peer-review approval of doctors, researchers and scientists involved in the Emory University Conference as noted below.






Jungbauer has been listed in Best Lawyers of America; Railroad Law Section every year the publication has recognized field of Railroad Law.



Jungbauer has been awarded the highest possible peer review lawyer rating-preeminent by Martindale Hubbell -National Lawyer Rating Service - 5.0 out of Possible 5.0 Rating.