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- B. A. (Cum Laude), Political Science, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
- J.D., The Pennsylvania State University
- Forensic Litigation Consulting
- Forensic Accounting & Investigations
James McNamara is a Managing Director, Business Development at FTI Consulting in New York. Reporting to the global leader of the Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment, Mr. McNamara focuses his expertise within the Forensic Accounting and Advisory Services practice, providing corporate fraud and anti-corruption investigation and compliance services.
Mr. McNamara brings over 20 years of experience in the professional services industry focused in client project management and business development. Prior to rejoining FTI Consulting in 2016, Mr. McNamara worked with EY (Ernst & Young) as an Associate Director within the Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services practice. At EY, he supported the fraud investigation leadership team in the United States.
Before serving FTI Consulting from 2005-2014, Mr. McNamara was Senior Vice President, Business Development & Marketing, at a boutique investigative consulting firm. In that role, he led the company’s global business development and marketing strategy efforts, having responsibility for managing the company's sales team delivery for investigative services.
Mr. McNamara began his career in 1993 managing a staff of fifty in the global legal assistant program for Brown & Wood LLP, a leading international corporate law firm that later merged to form Sidley Austin LLP. He then served as an Account Supervisor within the financial communications practice of Edelman Public Relations Worldwide. As an Account Supervisor, Mr. McNamara was responsible for designing and executing campaigns to advance investor relations programs for his clients. He then briefly served as an Associate with Spencer Stuart, the global executive search firm, identifying, evaluating and recruiting senior executives for Fortune 500 corporations and new economy ventures.
Mr. McNamara holds a B.A., cum laude, in political science from Hobart & William Smith Colleges and a J.D. from the Pennsylvania State University.