FTI Consulting Appoints Kathryn McCarthy to Its Technology Practice
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., May 21, 2013
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FTI Consulting, Inc.
(NYSE: FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping
organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced the
appointment of Kathryn McCarthy as Senior Managing Director in the firm's
Technology practice. Based in Washington, D.C., McCarthy will help lead the
Acuity™ managed review offering. In this role, she will work with clients to
develop and implement cost-effective managed review services that include
software, review attorneys and workflow.
The addition of McCarthy, a noted expert in Second Request antitrust
investigations and e-discovery process, will further strengthen the company's
antitrust capabilities. She brings to FTI Technology more than 18 years of
experience in the legal industry with a special focus on antitrust
investigations and e-discovery processes. Over the course of her career, she
has managed e-discovery responses for over 40 Second Requests and is an expert
in optimizing e-discovery software, workflow and legal professionals to ensure
excellence in delivery for legal clients.
In addition to her antitrust and e-discovery process expertise, McCarthy
regularly manages and advises on issues relating to international data privacy
issues. She has led global e-discovery investigations in response to U.S.
Securities and Exchange Commission and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act matters,
requiring an in-depth understanding of data privacy laws and practical
knowledge for coordinating the appropriate technology, staff and budget to be
in compliance with those laws.
"We're extremely pleased that Kathryn is joining FTI Technology and the Acuity
managed review team," said Seth Rierson, Senior Managing Director and Global
Practice Leader of FTI Technology. "Our clients will benefit from her
experience in driving quantifiable efficiencies in discovery and document
Prior to joining FTI Technology, McCarthy held the position of Counsel for
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett. In that role, she routinely negotiated and
implemented electronic discovery protocols with both governmental agencies and
private parties. She has supervised all aspects of the e-discovery process on
behalf of clients, from legal holds and data retrieval to the management and
monitoring of the productivity and accuracy of review attorneys. McCarthy
earned a B.A. in economics from Villanova University and a law degree, cum
laude, from Albany Law School, where she was an editor of its Law Review. She
is admitted to practice in the federal and state courts of New York and
Washington, D.C. She speaks regularly on various topics related to antitrust
"As data volumes climb and multi-jurisdictional global matters are
increasingly the norm, operational efficiency is an imperative for
e-discovery," said McCarthy. "I'm excited to join the FTI Technology team and
lend my experience to provide clients with high-quality and cost-effective
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 over 3,900 employees located
in 24 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 $1.58 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2012. More information
can be found at www.fticonsulting.com.
SOURCE FTI Consulting, Inc.
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