New Hires Further Strengthen Trial Consulting Capabilities
San Francisco, CA - February 3, 2005
FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN), the premier provider of corporate finance/restructuring, forensic and litigation consulting, and economic consulting, today announced that the two principals of a leading San Francisco visual communication consulting firm, iPrevail, Inc, Michael Przekop and Kirk Knight have joined FTI. Both will be located in FTI Consulting's San Francisco office. In addition, the rights to iPrevail's trademarks and other intellectual property have been acquired by FTI.
Przekop and Knight provide litigation support to leading law firms and corporations facing jury trial, adjudicative hearings, arbitrations and mediations. Their expertise includes case development, case consultation, thematic development, and visual support and consulting on preliminary case planning, expert witness demonstrative exhibits and tutorials; courtroom and hearing presentation techniques and expertise; and high-level, creative visual communication for legal matters.
Commenting on the new hires, FTI's Roger Carlile, senior managing director, Forensic and Litigation Consulting said “Michael and Kirk are excellent additions to our trial services practice and will allow us to deliver a greater breadth of litigation support services to our clients. Moreover, our client base is experiencing strong growth in the west and northwest and our plans are to continue that growth. Therefore, we are pleased to offer nationally recognized executives to clients that prefer to work with local contacts.”
“FTI has the national footprint that will allow us to better service our current client base. Moreover, our clients are an excellent complement to FTI's existing roster and, combined, we are able to further strengthen FTI as market leaders in the delivery of jury and other trial consulting services,” said Michael Przekop.
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 U.S. cities and London, FTI's total workforce of approximately 1,000 employees includes numerous PhDs, MBAs, 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. FTI is on the Internet at www.fticonsulting.com.