FTI Consulting and Compass Lexecon Honored as Arbitration Expert Firm and Competition Economist Firm of the Year at the 2015 Who's Who Legal Awards

Compass Lexecon's Janusz Ordover Named Competition Economist Individual Expert of the Year

WASHINGTON, May 4, 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 firm has won three 2015 Who's Who Legal Awards. FTI Consulting was honored as the Arbitration Expert Firm of the Year and Compass Lexecon, an FTI Consulting subsidiary, was named as the Competition Economist Firm of the Year. Additionally, Compass Lexecon's Janusz Ordover, a Senior Consultant, was named as the 2015 Competition Economist Individual Expert of the Year.

Dr. Ordover is a Professor of Economics at New York University and a former Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Economics in the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. He has a highly distinguished academic record of writings and lectures that have brought to bear the best that economics has to offer on the crucial issues in competition policy and its implementation.

"These awards recognize one of the most outstanding groups of economists in the world," said Steven H. Gunby , President and Chief Executive Officer of FTI Consulting. "Because of their skill and dedication, our clients call upon us to help them address the most critical challenges in front of them. Being honored in these three categories is yet another tribute to our strong market position and track record of success."

Each year, Who's Who Legal issues awards to individuals and firms that have performed exceptionally well. The awards are based on a number of factors, including general feedback received in the research process, past performance in the research and the overall aggregate number of weighted votes cast in their favor by clients, fellow economists and private practitioners around the world.

The Who's Who Legal: Arbitration 2015 list includes 16 experts from FTI Consulting and 14 experts from Compass Lexecon. The Who's Who Legal: Competition 2015 list includes 32 experts and six affiliates from Compass Lexecon.

The winners were announced on Monday, April 27, 2015 at the second annual Who's Who Legal Awards ceremony at the W Hotel in Washington, D.C. The Arbitration Expert Firm of the Year award was accepted by James Searby, Senior Managing Director and Greig Taylor, Managing Director, both in the firm's Economic Consulting segment.

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

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