WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced the appointment of Elizabeth Evans as a Senior Managing Director in the Company's Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment. In this new role, Ms. Evans brings extensive expertise as an economist, CPA and lawyer specializing in finance and accounting to the firm and will serve as a senior contributor to the segment's Dispute Advisory Services practice. She will be based in Los Angeles.
With more than 30 years of experience in financial statement analysis and forensic accounting, Ms. Evans has served as an authority on a variety of litigation matters assisting clients in cases involving antitrust, securities, intellectual property, bankruptcy and general commercial litigation. She has supervised and performed general damage calculations and developed discount rate and cash flow analyses to determine lost profits or royalties and value assets, projects and firms. Ms. Evans also has experience evaluating costs and cost allocation methods, revenue recognition policies, predatory pricing and merger analyses in numerous industries.
"We are extremely proud to announce that Elizabeth has joined FTI Consulting. She is a seasoned professional who brings a broad range of financial, economic and accounting-related expertise to our team," said Neal Hochberg, Global Leader of the Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment at FTI Consulting. "Elizabeth will be an invaluable asset in helping to further enhance our already strong Dispute Advisory Services offering and will be dedicated to serving our clients on complex disputes and consulting projects across all industry sectors."
Ms. Evans joins FTI Consulting from Analysis Group, Inc. where she served as a Principal. Prior to joining Analysis Group, Inc. in 1991, Ms. Evans was an economist at Lexecon, a company that was acquired by FTI Consulting in 2003 and is now part of FTI Consulting's subsidiary, Compass Lexecon. Prior to these roles, she spent several years as an attorney in the private sector, as well as working for the Attorney General's Office of the State of Alabama.
Ms. Evans has been a frequent speaker and has published a number of articles related to economics and accounting in litigation. Ms. Evans is the author of "Introduction to Costs in Litigation" in the Handbook of Cost Management, and co-authored "Developing Damages Theories and Models" and "Ex Ante versus Ex Post Damages Calculations" in the Litigation Services Handbook, 5th ed., and "The Evolution of Fair Value Accounting" in Valuation Strategies, July/August 2011.
Ms. Evans holds an M.B.A. in finance, accounting, and statistics from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and a J.D. and B.A. from the University of Alabama. She is a CPA, a CMA and a CFA charterholder.
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 4,200 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 $1.65 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2013. For more information, visit www.fticonsulting.com and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting), Facebook and LinkedIn.
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