Curtis Lu serves as FTI Consulting’s General Counsel and is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. Mr. Lu is responsible for all FTI Consulting legal affairs and has over 25 years as a law firm partner and in senior in-house positions. He is based out of the Company’s executive headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting in 2015, Mr. Lu held senior in-house legal positions in the communications, media, financial services, and digital industries.
From 2010 to 2015, Mr. Lu served as General Counsel at LightSquared (now known as Ligado Networks). From 2009 to 2010, Mr. Lu was the Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer for Time Warner, Inc. From 2006 to 2009, Mr. Lu served as the Senior Vice President and Principal Deputy General Counsel and Acting General Counsel for the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae). From 2002 to 2006, Mr. Lu was Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel and Acting General Counsel for America Online, Inc. (AOL).
Mr. Lu began his legal career at Latham & Watkins, where he was a litigation partner. Mr. Lu served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Thomas A. Clark of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and was a Teaching Fellow at Stanford Law School.
Mr. Lu earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia and obtained his J.D. from Harvard Law School. He currently serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Asian Pacific American Legal Resource Center and a member of the Board of Directors of D.C. Law Students in Court.