Kathryn Hardie | Senior Managing Director | FTI Consulting
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Kathryn L. Hardie

  • Senior Managing Director
  • Technology
  • T: +1 202 312 9100
  • F: +1 202 312 9101
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    • 555 12th Street, NW
    • Suite 700
    • Washington, DC, 20004
    • United States
    • T: +1 202 312 9100
    • F: +1 202 312 9101
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Kathryn L. Hardie is a Senior Managing Director in FTI Consulting's Technology practice and is based in Washington, DC. With over 31 years of experience in data management, electronic discovery and regulatory response, Ms. Hardie specializes in technical solutions for both law firms and corporations.

Ms. Hardie’s areas of expertise include mergers and acquisitions, government compliance and most recently, advanced methodologies utilizing software for corporate contract analysis. In her antitrust practice she specializes on the Hart Scott Rodino process and second request compliance. Ms. Hardie is also the practice lead for FTI Consulting's Technology Contract Intelligence, which focuses on supplying services to corporations in the management of their contracts and providing insight for risk/benefit analyses and compliance requirements.

As one of the leaders of the antitrust practice, Ms. Hardie has been engaged on many notable mergers to assist in the management of the data processes surrounding those events. Her clients include manufacturing corporations, pharmaceuticals, entertainment, beverage industry, energy, tech, telecommunications and financial institutions. Ms. Hardie has also worked with several major corporations and their outside counsel on matters related to anti-trust violations in response to Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice subpoenas. Ms. Hardie has also worked directly with government agencies in the delivery of data productions for compliance determination. Ms. Hardie has been engaged in matters related to the European Commission competition investigations as well as Japanese compliance agency matters for several US and EEC based corporations.

As the practice lead of the Contract Intelligence service team, Ms. Hardie is responsible for all aspects of engaging with clients in their assessment of current and past contracts as related to merger analysis, compliance requirements and risk assessment. In this role, she has been pivotal in creating global partnerships with both law firms and corporations to achieve efficiencies in their analysis and reduce risk and cost in the management of the contract cycle.

Prior to coming to FTI Consulting, Ms. Hardie was Global Director, Channel Management for Attenex Corporation, a software development company based in Seattle, Washington. Attenex Corporation developed innovative software utilizing patented visual data analytics which served the legal industry. It was through the acquisition of the Attenex Corporation by FTI Consulting that Ms. Hardie joined FTI Consulting's Technology practice. Ms. Hardie was responsible for developing a global distribution of software through strategic relationships which she carried forward to FTI Consulting's Technology practice.

Prior to joining Attenex Corporation, Ms. Hardie served in several senior executive positions with regional and national litigation support companies specializing in electronic discovery, case management and data processing. Ms. Hardie also held positions in the financial printing industry working with initial public offerings and corporate annual compliance.

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