KCIC hires Diana Kantner as vice president

09 June 2021 Consulting.us 2 min. read
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KCIC, a consulting firm specializing in product liability advisory, has welcomed Diana Kantner as a vice president in its Chicago office.

“At KCIC, [Kantner] will focus on serving our clients — companies facing complex liability claims or litigation disputes,” said Johnathan Terrell, the firm’s president.

Kantner brings more than 20 years of professional experience with a focus on advising clients facing complex insurance claims related to asbestos, pollution, and human health exposures. She has extensive expertise in damage quantification, insurance policy analysis, allocation modeling, and negotiating strategy.

Kantner has worked with clients across many industries, including chemical, pharmaceutical, oil and gas, manufacturing, and agriculture.

KCIC hires Diana Kantner as vice president

“Her added experience in developing and preparing first-party business interruption and property damage claims — as well as other economic and financial analyses — will have an immediate impact," Terrell said.

Kantner previously spent 13 years at The Claro Group, a disputes and litigation consulting firm, where she was a managing director. Prior to that, she was director of financial management for Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine – overseeing the school’s financial plan and a $400-million budget. She began her career at Arthur Andersen, where she was a manager in the financial advisory services practice.

Kantner holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Outside of her consulting work, Kantner is president of the board for Ballet Chicago.

KCIC was founded in 2002 and is based in Washington, DC, with a satellite office in Chicago. The firm provides services in insurance valuation & recovery (policy analysis, forecasting, and risk analysis); technology platforms (claims administration, insurer billing, and Ligado – an asbestos claims platform); dispute resolution support (investigations, litigation support, and expert testimony); and data management & analysis (data reconstruction and custom solutions).