Christian H. Hartley - Partner
Christian has spent his entire eighteen year career as a trial lawyer representing the victims of corporate wrongdoing. Christian has concentrated his practice on asbestos trial work for over 11 years.He has represented mesothelioma victims from over forty (40) states and has tried cases to verdict in several states.
Christian has played an important role in helping firms recover hundreds of millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts over his career. In recognition of his expertise, other firms representing asbestos victims often hire Christian to help them litigate and try their more difficult cases.
Christian is happily married with one son and lives in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.
Christian has handled and continues to handle numerous friction, premises liability and take home/household exposure cases. Christian enjoys all aspects of preparing and trying mesothelioma cases, but takes special interest in matters of scientific evidence and debunking defense arguments.
Christian focuses on creative solutions to attacking the evolved defenses invoked by corporate interests. In addition to preparing and litigating cases for our clients, Christian routinely teaches lawyers at trial practice seminars around the United States.
Christian is licensed in Texas, Minnesota, South Carolina and the District of Columbia.
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University, J.D., May, 1994
- Pedrick Scholar (1993 and 1994)Tutor, Administrative Law
University of Virginia, BA (Economics), May, 1990
- Dean's List