Gnarus Advisors LLC (Gnarus), a leading consulting firm specializing in expert analysis, litigation testimony and business advisory, announced that it has hired Kirk Hartley, 54, joins as a Director to lead the firm's new Chicago office operations. Hartley brings a base of nearly 30 years of experience in mass torts, asbestos and environmental issues arising inside and outside of the United States. Hartley's practice at Gnarus will focus on assignments in the growing and changing intersections between science, tort law, corporate law, and insurance. His experience also includes the increasing use of bankruptcies, schemes of arrangement, and corporate use of dedicated funds (or trusts) to resolve or limit underlying contingent liability claims. Hartley earned his law degree from John Marshall Law School, Chicago, J.D. 1983 (with honors) and his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, B.S. Business 1980.
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