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Leading Economist Dr. Adel Turki Joins Compass Lexecon

WASHINGTON, April 25, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:FCN) today announced the appointment of Dr. Lassaad “Adel” Turki as a Senior Managing Director in its subsidiary Compass Lexecon and as a member of the Compass Lexecon Advisory Committee. He will be based in Washington, D.C., and New York.

With experience both serving as an expert witness and leading large teams of economists in many of the most prominent and complex cases in the United States, Dr. Turki enhances Compass Lexecon’s leading finance practice. He joins from Cornerstone Research, where he was Head of the firm’s domestic and international finance practice.

“We are thrilled and proud to welcome Adel to Compass Lexecon,” said Daniel Fischel, Chairman and President of Compass Lexecon. “He is without question one of the most accomplished and successful experts in the field of economic consulting and will add immense value to our firm.”

Clients have retained Dr. Turki to analyze class certification, merits and damage issues in hundreds of securities fraud lawsuits. He has performed economic studies on major financial issues to assist defendants facing investigations by the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Department of Justice and other regulatory agencies. He also has been retained to assist with internal investigations involving insider trading, front running and Ponzi scheme allegations.

In addition, Dr. Turki has vast experience with takeover litigation and merger challenges, including attempts to terminate mergers based on alleged material adverse events. He also brings extensive expertise in derivatives, structured finance and asset securitizations, including mortgage-backed securities and collateralized debt obligations to Compass Lexecon.

“I am honored to join one of the leading economic consulting firms in the world,” Dr. Turki said. “I look forward to working with the deep bench of Compass Lexecon professionals to assist clients with their most complex, high-profile matters.”

Dr. Turki previously served on the faculties of Purdue University and Stanford University, where he received his Ph.D. in 1994.

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 and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting), Facebook and LinkedIn.

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