FTI Consulting and Compass Lexecon Honored as Leading Firms at Who’s Who Legal Awards

FTI Consulting Receives Inaugural Consulting Firm of the Year Award

Janusz Ordover Named Competition Economist of the Year

Patrick McGeehin Named Construction Expert Witness of the Year

WASHINGTON, June 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:FCN) today announced that FTI Consulting and its Compass Lexecon subsidiary were named firm of the year in four categories and that two professionals were named experts of the year at the annual Who’s Who Legal Awards ceremony.

FTI Consulting was named Consulting Firm of the Year, Arbitration Consulting Firm of the Year for the third consecutive year and Quantum of Damages Firm of the Year. Compass Lexecon received the Competition Economics Firm of the Year award for the third consecutive year. FTI Consulting and Compass Lexecon are the only firms to have received Arbitration Consulting Firm of the Year and Competition Economics Firm of the Year honors since they were introduced in 2015.

Janusz Ordover, a Senior Consultant at Compass Lexecon, was named Competition Economist of the Year for the third consecutive year. Mr. Ordover, who has received the award each year since its inception in 2015, is an Emeritus Professor of Economics and a former Director of the Masters in Economics Program at New York University, where he began teaching in 1976. He served as the Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Economics in the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice under President George H. W. Bush. He has served as an expert witness in significant antitrust matters during his career, including Allied Orthopedic Appliances v. Tyco Health Group, In re Hydrogen Peroxide, In re LIBOR-based financial instruments antitrust litigation and TCL Communication Technology Holdings, Ltd., et al. v. Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson, et al.

Patrick McGeehin, Leader of FTI Consulting’s North American Construction Solutions practice, was named Construction Expert Witness of the Year in its inaugural year. Mr. McGeehin regularly testifies on claim pricing, cost allocation and other damages issues for construction and government contract projects performed throughout the world. He has provided expert testimony in both court and board/arbitration forums, including appearances in international arbitration settings before the International Chamber of Commerce, and before U.S. boards of contract appeals, state circuit courts and federal district courts in the United States. He also has testified before binding and advisory dispute review board panels on power, industrial and large civil construction projects globally. 

“Being named Consulting Firm of the Year and receiving more awards than any other firm underscores the strength and depth of our advisory and expert witness capabilities and the commitment of our leading professionals to excellence in helping clients with their most complex and impactful litigation,” said Steven H. Gunby, President and Chief Executive Officer of FTI Consulting. “I join everyone at FTI Consulting and Compass Lexecon in congratulating Janusz, Pat and each team member who contributed to the efforts that made these recognitions possible.”

FTI Consulting and Compass Lexecon received these awards for their performance in leading global jurisdictions compared to their peers, based on comprehensive research completed by Who’s Who Legal. FTI Consulting and Compass Lexecon had 98 professionals from 12 countries recognized in the most recent Who’s Who Legal: Consulting Experts guide, the most of any firm. FTI Consulting and Compass Lexecon also topped Global Arbitration Review’s Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration 2017 list for the seventh consecutive year, with 49 experts recognized, the most ever from one collective firm.

About FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. With more than 4,700 employees located in 29 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges and make the most of opportunities. The Company generated $1.81 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2016. For more information, visit www.fticonsulting.com and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting), Facebook and LinkedIn.

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