Headshot of Medical Reviewer, Muaiad Kittaneh, MDAbout Chris T. Layloff – Lawyer and Legal Reviewer

Chris T. Layloff is a dedicated advocate for individuals affected by mesothelioma and asbestos exposure and a legal content reviewer for Mesothelioma Hub. Chris T. Layloff is a partner at the Gori Law Firm, a 40-plus attorney firm based in Illinois with offices nationwide. The practice is focused on asbestos, environmental, toxic tort, and product liability litigation. Chris was raised in the steel town of Granite City, Illinois. He earned a dual degree in finance and economics from Saint Louis University in 2005 and received his J.D. from Saint Louis University School of Law in 2008. His commitment to justice led him to spend several years working in the office of a United States Senator before returning to his passion for litigation.


Legal Reviewer For Content on Mesothelioma Hub

As a legal contributor and content reviewer at Mesothelioma Hub, Chris applies his background in asbestos and mesothelioma litigation to help connect people exposed to asbestos with the resources they need to seek compensation for their treatment. His expertise and dedication ensure that the information provided on our website is accurate, reliable, and valuable for those affected by asbestos-related diseases.

Chris is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, American Association for Justice, Madison County Bar Association, St. Clair County Bar Association, and East St. Louis Bar Association. In 2020, the National Trial Lawyers recognized Chris as one of the Top 10 Asbestos/Mesothelioma Trial Lawyers in Illinois and was recognized as a Super Lawyer in 2024. Chris is dedicated to staying current with mesothelioma legal developments and best practices in asbestos litigation.

Chris T. Layloff’s Contributions and Presentations

Chris is recognized for his contributions to education and advocacy, specifically in asbestos litigation. This prestigious honor was awarded to a select group of lawyers for their outstanding achievements in the field. He has actively participated in and presented at numerous national conferences and seminars, sharing his expertise on litigation strategies and legal developments.

  • – Illinois Trial Lawyers Association Article Published in Trial Journal Summer 2024 Number 26, Volume 2
  • – Perrin Conferences Talc Litigation Conference, Conference Co-Chair, May 2024
  • – Perrin Conferences Talc Litigation Conference, Speaker, May 2023
  • – Illinois Trial Lawyers Association “Back in the Saddle” Seminar Speaker, October 2021
  • – HarrisMartin’s Webinar Series Speaker, December 2020
  • – Trial Lawyer Lessons Learned During Quarantine Webinar Speaker, September 2020
  • – National Asbestos Litigation Conference, San Francisco, CA, September 2019
  • – Discovery Issues in Asbestos Litigation, 2017

Chris’s commitment to legal education and his role as a content reviewer at Mesothelioma Hub demonstrates his dedication to supporting those affected by asbestos exposure. His efforts in speaking engagements and seminars contribute to the advancement of legal practices and the education of future legal professionals.