Ms. Hurley has been in private practice for 36 years. Previously she clerked for Honorable Calvin C. Campbell, Appellate Court Justice, 1st District Illinois. She provides legal and business consulting services on business, commercial real estate and arts and entertainment legal issues. Services are provided on both an outside general counsel basis as well as on a project basis.  Projects span the world including North America, Canada, South America, England, Germany, Japan and Hong Kong.  She served as a Hearing Officer with the City of Chicago Park District and an arbitrator with the Cook County Arbitration Program. Ms. Hurley has written numerous articles and more recently co-written and edited a Chapter on Illinois law for an Aspen Publications book for the international community.  She served as Co-Chairman of the Entertainment and Arts Committee for the Chicago Bar Association.

After the E-2 disaster,  she organized the first non-lawyer Seminar sponsored by the Chicago Bar Association. The Seminar was for the Chicago Entertainment Community on Venue Safety and was attended by event production companies, including JAM and Joe Shanahan, major entertainment and cultural venues, including the Chicago Museum of Modern Art and entertainers.  She has spoken frequently at Columbia College and elsewhere on a variety of business and entertainment topics. She was recently named an Illinois Super Lawyer in the 2013, 2014 and 2015 Super Lawyers Publication and was also featured in an article on The Top Women Attorneys in Illinois in the October, 2013 issue of Chicago Magazine.


  • DePaul University Law Review
  • Law Clerk, Honorable Calvin C. Campbell, Illinois Appellate Court (1st District)
  • Hearing Officer, Chicago Park District Disciplinary Hearings, 1983-1984
  • Certified Arbitrator, Cook County Arbitration Program, 1999-2002
  • Author: “The Treatment of Presumptions in Illinois: Adding Insult to Injury,” The DePaul Law Review, Vol. 27, No. 3, 1978
  • Author: “Confidentiality Plan Can Protect Corporate Assets,” Chicago Industrial Bulletin, Vol. 13, No. 1, January/February 1994
  • Co-Author: “Doing Business in North America/Illinois Chapter,” Juris Publishing, 2010 (anticipated)
  • Partner: Robbins, Rubinstein, Salomon & Greenblatt, Ltd., 1984-1989
  • Partner: Schwartz & Freeman, 1990-1994
  • U.S. Outside General Counsel: Tony Stone Images Group, 1988-1998
  • Of Counsel: Flamm & Teibloom, 1995-1998
  • Hurley Stanners Limited, 1998-2005
  • Member: Kelly, Olson, Michod, DeHaan & Richter, L.L.C., 2005-2008
  • Member: Hurley Stanners, LLC, 2008-2015
  • Of Counsel: Hurley Stanners & Matsko LLC 2015-Present

Michigan State University (B.A., 1972; B.S., 1975)

Law School
DePaul University, J.D., 1978


  • 1978, Illinois;
  • 1982, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

Chicago and American Bar Associations

Minneapolis, Minnesota