Steven A. Kronenberg

Steven A. Kronenberg

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in San Francisco, CA

The Veen Firm, PC
 | 20 Haight Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone: 415-673-4800
Fax: 415-771-5845
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2001
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Food and Drugs (20%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Steven A. Kronenberg is an attorney with The Veen Firm. Mr. Kronenberg's practice focuses on three areas.  

•    Catastrophic Injury: representing people who sustained injury from eating food allergens or pathogens and workers who used defective food processing equipment. He also represents  victims and their families who suffered from construction injuries, dangerous premises, industrial accidents, governmental or public entity liability, truck collisions, car crashes, bike accidents, and professional negligence. Mr. Kronenberg has more than a decade of experience litigating personal injury and product liability cases from their inception through trial and appeal.

•    Consumer Protection: litigating food fraud and false advertising class actions.   Mr. Kronenberg works to hold these companies accountable for violating federal and state laws.

•    Employee Rights: helping workers who have endured wage and hour violations, wage theft, tip skimming, discrimination, retaliation, or wrongful termination.

About Steven Kronenberg

Admitted: 2001, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.veenfirm.com/our-firm/Steven-A-Kronenberg.shtml

Honors/Awards:

  • AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell, 2016

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC) - Board of Governors 12/1/16 to 11/30/2018; member, 2015-present., 2016
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association (SFTLA) - member, 2014 - present.
  • Food Law Professional Development Group, International Association for Food Protection, member 2010-2012.
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ), member, 2015 - present.
  • ISO 22000/TC34 (Management Systems for Food Safety), Technical Advisory Group member, 2011-2012.
  • California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA) - member of Legislative Committee, 2016; member, 2015 - 2017
  • Contra Costa County Bar Association, member, 2015., 2015
  • Alameda Contra Costa Trial Lawyers' Association (ACCTLA), member, 2015 - present.

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Nutrition Facts Labeling, 2012
  • Opinion article re: gig-economy food delivery companies' attempts to classify workers as independent contractors and contract out of liability for third-party injuries, author, Gagging on Gig-Economy Food Delivery, Plaintiff Magazine, 2017
  • Tip of the Iceberg: Tip Skimming is an Underreported Problem, 2016
  • Food Safety: Records Help Identify Target Defendants and Trigger Insurance Coverage, 2015
  • Food Processing - A Dangerous Place to Work, 2014
  • Interviewed in Bloomberg Businessweek: "Rotten Tomatoes: Farmers Pay the Price for a False Food-Safety Warning", 2014
  • Food Allergy Risk Management: More Customers, Less Liability, 2012
  • Food Law - "Natural" Food and Artificial Injustice, 2013

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • $10 Million potential value class action settlement to repair Mercedes Benz Sprinter Van roof air conditioner leaks. Digby Adler Group LLC v. Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC, case no. 14-cv-0239-TEH (co-counsel with Chavez & Gertler LLP), 2016
  • Defective Design and Inspection of Shoring and Formwork Causes Catastrophic Construction Collapse (Confidential Settlement). Plaintiffs 1 and 2 settled their claims for $1,687,500 and $3,375,000, 2014
  • Tenant who suffered catastrophic injuries from defectively-installed toilet resolves action against landlord and property owner for $1,550,000, 2017
  • Ladder in Highway Causes Catastrophic Car Accident, settled for $1,250,000, 2014

Videos:

  • Interview re: food safety and food fraud risk management, Interview on RFID Network, 2012
  • KTVU reporter Tom Vacar interview re: personal injury liability for donated food and food poisoning of 18 people and deaths of three people after eating at a church-sponsored Thanksgiving feast in Antioch, California, Interview Re: Thanksgiving 2016 Food Poisoning Tragedy in Antioch, CA, 2016

Educational Background:

  • University of Pennsylvania, Bachelor of Arts, Psychology (Honors Major), 1995

Industry Groups

  • bike collisions
  • building collapses
  • Construction
  • Food Industry
  • truck collisions
  • Workplace Injuries
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Office Location for Steven A. Kronenberg

20 Haight Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

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Last Updated: 2/14/2019

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