WASHINGTON, June 29, 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 Curtis Lu has joined as the Company's General Counsel. He will serve as a member of the firm's Executive Committee and will report directly to FTI Consulting's President and Chief Executive Officer, Steven H. Gunby. Mr. Lu will be based out of the Company's executive headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Lu began his career at Latham & Watkins, where he practiced commercial litigation for 11 years and became a Partner. From 2002 to 2006, Mr. Lu served as Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Acting General Counsel for America Online, Inc. ("AOL"). From 2006 to 2009, Mr. Lu served as the Senior Vice President, Principal Deputy General Counsel and Acting General Counsel for the Federal National Mortgage Association ("Fannie Mae"). From 2009 to 2010, Mr. Curtis served as Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer for Time Warner, Inc. Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Lu served as the General Counsel of LightSquared, a wireless company that delivers mobile satellite voice and data services throughout North America.
Commenting on Mr. Lu joining the firm, Steven H. Gunby, President and Chief Executive Officer of FTI Consulting, said, "Curtis is an incredibly talented executive with deep relevant experience and an enthusiasm for working with our professionals to realize the full potential of FTI Consulting; I am excited that he is joining the team."
Mr. Lu added, "Throughout my career, I have worked, as a client, with many of the talented professionals at FTI Consulting. It is a firm that I have greatly admired and that I have trusted with my most important and complex matters. I am honored to now have the opportunity to join this world-class organization and to aid my new colleagues' efforts to provide outstanding service to the firm's clients."
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.