WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced that the Company has completed a period of strategic hiring over the last 18 months in its Trial Services practice within its Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment. The firm has added 12 professionals in New York City, including Jeff Isler and Maureen Harrison, who join the firm as Senior Managing Directors, and Scott Barrett who joins as Managing Director.
"The addition of Jeff, Maureen, Scott and their colleagues will allow FTI Consulting to offer an expanded trial services portfolio of solutions to our clients across a broad range of industries. They bring significant expertise in visual strategies and presentation development, focused on complex global disputes, litigation and regulatory investigations," said Neal Hochberg, Global Leader of the Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment at FTI Consulting. "With our expanded team, FTI Consulting is now one of the largest providers of such services in New York City."
Mr. Isler joins FTI Consulting after 35 years as Principal and Senior Consultant at Infographics. Ms. Harrison spent more than 13 years at TrialGraphix, having left as Managing Director in New York. Mr. Barrett, also from TrialGraphix, brings more than 10 years of industry experience.
Mr. Isler, Ms. Harrison and Mr. Barrett provide creative communications consulting, helping their clients turn facts and legal arguments into presentations that drive decisions. As a seamless part of the legal team, FTI Consulting's Trial Services practice also provides trial technology consulting, jury research services and site logistics coordination.
With this expansion, Trial Services will offer the New York region experience in a wide range of complex and challenging matters, including securities, environmental, antitrust, regulatory investigations and intellectual property.
"FTI Consulting has a very strong reputation and a powerful presence in the marketplace," said Mr. Isler. "Our greatly expanded service in New York offers our clients, old and new, a unique combination of experience, broad expertise and nationwide resources. This expanded portfolio makes FTI Consulting's Trial Services offering a serious contender for significant disputes."
About FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex legal, regulatory and economic environment. With more than 4,400 employees located in 26 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges in areas such as investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, reputation management, strategic communications and restructuring. The Company generated $1.76 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2014. For more information, visit http://www.fticonsulting.com and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting), Facebook and LinkedIn.