Washington, D.C. 20549


Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Holthaus Gerard E

(Last) (First) (Middle)

ANNAPOLIS MD 214013066

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
No securities beneficially owned. 0 D
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Explanation of Responses:
By: Philip R. Jacoby, Jr., Attorney-in-Fact 06/14/2004
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly.
* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 5 (b)(v).
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							EXHIBIT 24


Know all by these presents, that the undersigned, Gerard E. Holthaus,
hereby makes, constitutes and appoints each of Theodore I. Pincus and
Philip R. Jacoby, Jr.,each acting individually, as his true and lawful
attorney-in-fact, with full power and authority as hereinafter described
on behalf of and in the name, place and stead of the undersigned to:

(1) prepare, execute, acknowledge, deliver and file any and all Forms 3, 4,
and 5 (including any amendments thereto), and any documents necessary to
facilitate the filing of Section 16 reports with the United States Securities
and Exchange Commission, any national securities exchanges and FTI
Consulting, Inc. (the "Company"), as considered necessary or advisable under
Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the rules and
regulations promulgated thereunder, as amended from time to time (the
"Exchange Act");

(2) seek or obtain, as the undersigned's representative and on the
undersigned's behalf, information on transactions in the Company's securities
from any third party, including brokers, employee benefit plan administrators
and trustees, and the undersigned hereby authorizes any such person to release
any such information to the undersigned and approves and ratifies any such
release of information; and

(3) do and perform any and all other acts which in the discretion of such
attorney-in-fact are necessary or desirable for and on behalf of the
undersigned in connection with the foregoing, it being understood, that the
documents executed by such attorney-in-fact on behalf of the undersigned,
pursuant to this Power of Attorney, shall be in such form and shall contain
such terms and conditions as such attorney-in-fact may approve in his

The undersigned acknowledges that:

(1) this Power of Attorney authorizes, but does not require, each such
attorney-in-fact to act in his discretion on information provided to such
attorney-in-fact without independent verification of such information, and
nothing in this Power of Attorney relieves the undersigned from responsibility
for compliance with the undersigned's obligations under the Exchange Act,
including without limitation the reporting requirements under Section 16 of
the Exchange Act; and

(2) neither the Company nor either of such attorneys-in-fact assumes (i) any
liability for the undersigned's responsibility to comply with the requirements
of the Exchange Act, (ii) any liability of the undersigned for any failure to
comply with such requirements, or (iii) any obligation or liability of the
undersigned for profit disgorgement under Section 16(b) of the Exchange Act.

The undersigned hereby gives and grants each attorney-in-fact full power and
authority to do and perform all and every act and thing whatsoever requisite,
necessary or appropriate to be done in and about the foregoing matters as fully
to all intents and purposes as the undersigned might or could do if present,
hereby ratifying all that each such attorney-in-fact of, for and on behalf of
the undersigned, shall lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue of this Power
of Attorney.

The undersigned also agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Company and each
attorney-in-fact against any losses, claims, damages, or liabilities (or actions
in these respects) that arise out of or are based upon any untrue statement or
omission of necessary facts in the information provided by the undersigned to
the attorney-in-fact for purposes of preparing, executing, acknowledging,
delivering and filing Forms 3, 4, and 5 (including any amendments thereto) and
any documents necessary to facilitate the filings of Section 16 reports, and
agrees to reimburse the Company and the attorneys-in-fact herein for any legal
or other expenses reasonably incurred in connection with investigating or
defending against any such loss, claim, damage, liability or action.

The validity of this Power of Attorney shall not be affected in any manner by
reason of the execution, at any time, of other powers of attorney by the
undersigned in favor of persons other than those named herein.

This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until revoked by
the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to each such attorney-in-fact.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to be
executed as of May 28, 2004.

					Gerard E. Holthaus


On this 28th day of May, 2004, GERARD E. HOLTHAUS personally appeared
before me, and acknowledged that s/he executed the foregoing instrument for
the purposes therein contained.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and official seal.


Notary Public

My Commission Expires:	March 1, 2008