FTI Consulting and Attenex® Corporation announce agreement
Annapolis, MD - October 18, 2004
Alliance Provides Corporations and Their Law Firms with Innovative, Cost-Effective Approach to Electronic Document Review for Litigation and Regulatory Response
FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN), the premier provider of corporate finance/restructuring, forensic and litigation consulting, and economic consulting, and Attenex Corporation, a business-to-business software provider for the legal services industry, today announced that they entered an agreement to provide services using Attenex® Patterns® electronic document processing and review software.
FTI's Electronic Evidence group will provide its clients with a scalable and secure platform for the investigation and review of email and electronic documents. Using Attenex, FTI Consulting clients — corporate legal departments and their law firms — can manage their electronic evidence needs arising from investigations or discovery matters on a single, streamlined platform.
"Our electronic evidence professionals actively search for the right tools to help clients facing time-sensitive situations involving electronic data, databases, networks and systems," said Roger C. Carlile, senior managing director in charge of FTI's Forensic and Litigation Consulting practice. "Attenex Patterns is a terrific tool to help solve our clients' needs."
Commenting on the agreement, Joe Looby, senior managing director, in FTI's Electronic Evidence Consulting group said, "FTI is committed to continually improving and refining its electronic evidence capabilities for clients. Time and money is important to them, and today's electronic data management obligations consume a large amount of both. To that end, Attenex is an ideal tool for FTI's clients."
"Matters involving the discovery and review of electronic documents continue to increase in size and complexity. As a result, corporations and their law firms need experienced consultants who can offer a combination of innovative technology and world class service to help them meet the challenge of electronic discovery," said Brian Schlosser, CEO of Attenex Corporation. "We look forward to a successful relationship with FTI Consulting that helps corporations and their law firms dramatically reduce the expense of discovery and review."
About FTI Consulting
FTI is the premier provider of corporate finance/restructuring, forensic and litigation consulting, and economic consulting. Strategically located in 24 of the major US cities and London, FTI's total workforce of approximately 1,000 employees includes numerous PhDs, MBA's, CPAs, CIRAs and CFEs who are committed to delivering the highest level of service to clients. These clients include the world's largest corporations, financial institutions and law firms in matters involving financial and operational improvement and major litigation. More information about FTI Consulting can be found at www.fticonsulting.com.
About Attenex Corporation
Headquartered in Seattle, Attenex Corporation is a business-to-business software company that provides tools and best practices to corporate legal departments and their law firms to improve the efficiency of document intensive processes, such as electronic document discovery in litigation and drafting of complex legal documents. More information about Attenex and its products can be found at www.attenex.com.