FTI Consulting Appoints Eric Miller General Counsel; John MacColl Named Chief Legal and Risk Officer
Baltimore, MD - May 17, 2006
FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN), a premier provider of problem-solving consulting and technology services to major corporations, financial institutions and law firms, today announced that Eric Miller, presently a Partner at DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary, has been appointed General Counsel of FTI, effective May 22, 2006. John MacColl, currently Chief Risk Officer of FTI and former Vice Chairman and General Counsel of St. Paul Travelers, will become Chief Legal and Risk Officer. In addition to his current role overseeing the company's risk management activities, Mr. MacColl will assume ultimate responsibility for all legal matters. Dianne Sagner, currently FTI's General Counsel will be assuming the position of Associate General Counsel, focusing on all legal aspects of the daily operations of the business.
Mr. Miller has been a Partner at the law firm of DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary for the past 11 years, where he concentrated on corporate restructurings and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Miller started at DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary (then Piper & Marbury) in 1985. Mr. Miller holds a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and received his B.A. from The Johns Hopkins University with honors. In his new role, Mr. Miller will report directly to John MacColl.
“I have long admired Eric's abilities and am extremely pleased he is joining FTI. Eric's extensive legal background and particular expertise in restructuring and merger and acquisition matters makes him the ideal candidate to help us address the increasingly complex legal issues facing the company and our clients,” said Jack Dunn, President and Chief Executive Officer of FTI Consulting. “Eric will work closely with Dianne, who has an intimate knowledge of the inner workings of FTI and legal issues facing the company and will continue to be an invaluable resource to the firm in her new role.”
Eric Miller commented, “FTI has a reputation for having an unparalleled depth of experienced professionals and ability to solve the complex problems facing major corporations today. I look forward to being a part of the FTI team as it continues to build upon its position as a global leader in the industry.”
About FTI Consulting
FTI is a premier provider of problem-solving consulting and technology services to major corporations, financial institutions and law firms when confronting critical issues that shape their future and the future of their clients, such as financial and operational improvement, major litigation, mergers and acquisitions and regulatory issues. Strategically located in 25 of the major US cities, London and Melbourne, FTI's total workforce of more than 1,400 employees includes numerous PhDs, MBAs, CPAs, CIRAs and CFEs, who are committed to delivering the highest level of service to clients.