Baker Anderson

Mr. Baker is an insurance claims and coverage dispute expert with over 40 years of experience primarily working with larger commercial property and casualty clients.  His insurance expertise includes General Liability, Property, Automobile, Workers Compensation, Professional Liability, Crime, Directors & Officers, Kidnap and Ransom, Hull, Protection and Indemnity, Maritime Employers Liability, Aviation, Environmental, and Cyber.

After Hurricane Katrina, Mr. Baker established the first captive insurance program in Louisiana for a multi-billion-dollar property exposure.  He has also worked with self-insurance programs for several client.

Mr. Baker earned a Bachelor of Science in Management from Tulane University.  He has also earned and maintains several professional designations, including: Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter and Associate in Risk Management by The American Institute for CPCU; Management Liability Insurance Specialist by Insurance and Risk Management Institute; Director Certified by the National Association of Corporate Directors; and CERT Certificate in Cyber-Risk Oversight by NACD and Carnegie Mellon University.

Shore, Patricia

Ms. Shore is experienced in providing claim quantification and allocation services to corporate policyholders involved in liability, property, cyber events, and other insurance disputes, claims, and litigation.  She has led and managed consulting and expert witness engagements on behalf of Fortune 500 clients in the utility, railroad, chemical and petrochemical, manufacturing, mining, and other industries. Her work includes significant long-tail and claims-made third-party liability insurance claims stemming from environmental releases, explosions, fires, catastrophic weather events, and other causes. Ms. Shore also consults on first-property property damage, extra expense, and business interruption claims. Ms. Shore earned a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Oregon State University.

Henthorn, Brian

Brian Henthorn specializes in the estimation of environmental liabilities, the evaluation of cost recovery issues under the National Contingency Plan and state equivalents, the allocation of costs at hazardous waste sites, and related issues faced by parties at Superfund sites.

Mr. Henthorn has more than a 15 years of experience consulting with clients in a wide variety of contexts, including cost recovery litigation, bankruptcy, insurance recovery, and financial reporting. His experience includes working on two of the largest environmental litigation matters in U.S. history, and his clients span a wide range of industries including petrochemical, mining, energy, and manufacturing.

Mr. Henthorn earned a Master of Engineering Management, a Bachelor of Engineering in Environmental Engineering and a Bachelor of Arts in Engineering Sciences and Economics from Dartmouth College.

Williams, Marcia

Marcia Williams is an expert on solid and hazardous waste. Ms. Williams’s practice focuses on regulatory expert and litigation support, environmental performance assessment and improvement, strategic environmental counseling and policy support and environmental business risk/opportunity evaluation and mitigation. She brings a wealth of government and corporate experience to Gnarus. Ms. Williams held senior management positions in multiple offices of the Environmental Protection Agency during her 18 years with the agency. Her work in the private sector has included top-level positions at several distinguished firms.

Ms. Williams played a significant role in the development, implementation and enforcement of federal and state regulatory programs. She also provided expert testimony in a wide range of litigation matters, including insurance coverage cases, contract disputes, CERCLA cost recovery actions, toxic tort cases, federal and state civil and criminal enforcement matters and NAFTA cases.

She holds a Bachelor of Science in Math and Physics from Dickinson College and studied math and physics at the graduate level at the University of Maryland.

Warshaw, Christopher

Christopher Warshaw helps Gnarus clients address complex environmental and consumer product compliance and management issues. He works with numerous domestic and international companies, across almost all industry sectors, to improve their compliance programs and to manage difficult regulatory matters.

With more than 25 years of experience, Mr. Warshaw has conducted management and regulatory compliance reviews in 19 countries and has helped design and implement compliance management systems for companies in a variety of industries. For trade associations and private clients, Mr. Warshaw provides regulatory and legislative analysis and advocacy services and has represented clients before various regulatory authorities.

He earned a Master of Public Administration from Columbia University, and graduated with honors with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Chicago.

Maloney, Dan

Dan Maloney has more than 15 years of experience in economic and financial modeling, data analytics, damages calculations and financial analysis.

He supports clients and their legal counsel on dozens of high profile, complex cases requiring close collaboration, creative problem solving, technical skill and subject matter expertise. He has worked on a wide variety of dispute resolution and litigation matters, including those involving asbestos, automotive, coal workers pneumoconiosis, environmental, lead paint, pharmaceutical and silica liabilities, product recalls, bad faith claims and other corporate matters.

Mr. Maloney has specific expertise in supporting insurance valuation and recovery efforts in the context of settlement, arbitration, and litigation. Mr. Maloney’s clients have ranged in size from Fortune 10 companies to mid-sized firms, covering industries from aerospace to waste management.

He earned a Master of Business Administration from The Johns Hopkins University, and graduated from The College of William & Mary with a Bachelors of Business Administration.

Kivler, Brandon

Brandon Kivler supports Gnarus clients on a variety of insurance coverage matters related to product and environmental liabilities. He focuses on creating financial models to allocate past and future costs to insurance policies. He also helps clients manage large volumes of data using relational databases to assist in decision making.

Mr. Kivler also has supported clients with first party claim recovery efforts for property damage and business interruption losses, as well as calculated economic damages. He led client engagements on environmental site cost allocations, underlying claims management, insurer billing and notice and London Market Schemes of Arrangement.

Mr. Kivler earned a Master of Business Administration from The Johns Hopkins University’s Carey Business School. Previously he earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with concentrations in finance and international business from the University of Richmond where he graduated Summa Cum Laude.

Kirschner, Eric

Eric Kirschner’s practice at Gnarus is focused on developing cloud-based data structures and control processes for accurate tracking, payment and reporting of mass tort claims.

Mr. Kirschner has more than 20 years of experience in mass tort claim analysis and recovery.  He has spent time both as an attorney litigating mass tort claims and as a consultant designing, developing and programming numerous financial models and data structures to maximize clients’ mass tort claim recovery. For his Gnarus clients, he develops cloud-based applications for managing mass tort litigation and assists clients in developing data controls for claims handling and recovery.

Prior to joining Gnarus, Mr. Kirschner was a principal with The Claro Group.

He earned a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and graduated with honors from Colgate University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematical economics.

Johnson, Stephen

Stephen Johnson serves as a testifying or consulting expert in disputes regarding contaminated sites, penalties sought in government enforcement actions, and compliance with site cleanup and hazardous waste regulations, among other services. Mr. Johnson testifies on contaminated site issues in the context of cost recovery actions under CERCLA, analogous state statutes, and insurance recovery litigation. He has testified in state court, federal court, and arbitration proceedings in the US and internationally.

Additionally, Mr. Johnson helps clients negotiate or litigate government enforcement actions by determining appropriate penalties for alleged noncompliance. He addresses both the policy-based component and the economic benefit of noncompliance. Mr. Johnson also develops defenses to noncompliance allegations.

Mr. Johnson held multiple public sector positions. He was an Assistant Director of the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality, where he was responsible for all of Arizona’s waste-related programs. Mr. Johnson worked for the US Environmental Protection Agency as a hazardous waste enforcement chief, a Superfund remedial project manager, and a Clean Water Act inspector and enforcement officer.

Mr. Johnson earned a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering and Science and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, both from Stanford University. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in California.