Yvette Austin Smith Recognized as Executive of the Year by New York Institute of Credit
Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 2023 — Yvette Austin Smith, a Senior Managing Director and Chair of Compass Lexecon’s Global Finance practice, has been named Executive of the Year by the Women’s Division Committee of the New York Institute of Credit. The award recognizes excellence and entrepreneurial spirit and is presented to those who have made strides in business and helped other women find success.
Ms. Austin Smith leads the New York office of Compass Lexecon, an FTI Consulting subsidiary. She is a recognized finance expert in multiple areas, specializing in M&A and bankruptcy disputes with subject-matter expertise in valuation and credit and solvency analysis. She has worked with major law firms and international clients, served as an expert witness and submitted expert oral and written testimony in multiple U.S. and international venues and arbitration forums.
Prior to joining Compass Lexecon, Ms. Austin Smith was Chair of the Board and M&A Litigation practice leader at The Brattle Group.
Ms. Austin Smith will be honored on February 8 at the 16th Annual Women in Achievement Awards in New York City.
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Source: FTI Consulting, Inc.