Christopher Longley, JD – Co-Founder and CEO
PH: 612-315-9007 Cell: 651-755-2552
Prior to founding Atticus, Chris was CEO of a nationally recognized claims administration company, where he oversaw over 200 settlements, including some of the highest profile cases over the last few years, including In Re Motor Fuel (Hot Fuel) and the Target Data Breach, – Financial Institutions class action settlement, to name just a few. An Attorney by training, Chris graduated from William College of Law and the University of St. Thomas. He is a member of the Minnesota Bar, the American Bar Association (Membership chair of the Consumer Litigation Committee) the 8th Circuit Court and the United States Supreme Court.
Jim Hardy – Co-Founder
Prior to co-founding Atticus, Jim held finance leadership positions over a twenty-year period in a variety of industries (contract manufacturing – implantable medical devices, sheet-fed printing, and commodity trading) where the wide-range of responsibilities and challenges from these experiences has enabled him to develop a versatile set of finance, administrative and operations skills. Jim began the first eight years of his professional career as a CPA – with the last three of those eight years being with one of the largest, mid-west regionally based firms. Jim has an accounting degree from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Mai Vang – Director of Operations
Mai has more than 13 years of experience in Project Management, successfully applying these core principles in PMOs and Account Management teams across a multitude of industries, including legal, localization, print, business, and design. Her focus is on lean processes and quality control, while integrating a culture of discipline and teamwork. While completing her BA in English and Biology at the University of Minnesota, Mai was voted in as President of the Asian American Student Cultural Center for 2 years running. She is fluent in Hmong, conversant (and growing in French), and enjoys involvement in local philanthropic groups such as the Lead Project. In her spare time, she enjoys painting, writing and reading.
Stephanie Duddingston – Project Coordinator
Stephanie is a project coordinator at Atticus. She started as an intern, bringing the internship role to the new business. Stephanie is a recent graduate of the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, where she majored in Business and Marketing, as well as minoring in Management. She is an alumni of Alpha Kappa Psi professional business fraternity. Stephanie is excited to learn more about the industry and help grow the company.
Roger L. Bauser – Senior Director of Business Development
Roger brings to Atticus close to 10 years’ experience in the Claims Administration industry. He has worked on some of the largest settlements ever, including Raytheon $500 million, and McKesson $1 billion. Additionally, he was awarded by Federal Judge Donovan Frank the settlement administration work for the Guidant defibrillator litigation, one of the earliest med tech device settlements. Roger has a degree from UW Stout in Sales and Marketing ED.
Kristin Longley, JD – Project Manager
Kristin has more than fifteen years’ experience in multinational large-scale cases, including securities fraud, product liability, and patent litigation. She is fluent in both Japanese and German. Though a native Texan, Kristin happily calls Minnesota home and is a graduate of the University of Minnesota School of Law. She is also a member of the Minnesota Bar.
Oscar Gonzalez Comas – Project Admin
Oscar is a project admin at Atticus who also helps with our Spanish translation needs. He graduated from University of Vigo Spain in Telecommunications Engineering. He arrived in the U.S. one year ago and he is our newest addition to the company.