Navigant Hires Former DOJ Healthcare Fraud Expert

  Navigant Hires Former DOJ Healthcare Fraud Expert

Wendy Weiss Brings Deep Regulatory Expertise to Firm

Business Wire

CHICAGO -- February 19, 2014

Navigant (NYSE: NCI) announced today that Wendy Weiss, former Chief of the
Civil Fraud Section of the U.S. Attorney’s Office, has joined the Los Angeles
office as a Managing Director in the Healthcare and Life Sciences Disputes,
Compliance and Investigations team. Weiss will work with clients in the
healthcare industry to address their litigation, investigative and compliance
challenges.

As Chief of the Civil Fraud Section for the United States Attorney’s Office
(DOJ) for the Central District of California in Los Angeles, Weiss focused on
the enforcement of Federal healthcare fraud and False Claims statutes. She
also served as the Central District Office’s Civil Health Care Fraud
Coordinator for eleven years. Within her new role, Weiss will utilize her
regulatory knowledge and expertise detecting and reporting fraud to help
clients within the healthcare landscape avoid and address compliance risks.

"Wendy joins the practice at a time when healthcare fraud and enforcement
actions are growing in complexity and volume,” said Kevin Cornish, Managing
Director and Leader of Navigant’s Healthcare and Life Sciences Disputes,
Compliance and Investigations group. “Wendy’s deep experience in the
healthcare industry and unique perspectives from the DOJ will bring a wealth
of knowledge to clients in the areas of litigation, investigation and
compliance.”

Weiss is a sought after speaker at conferences nationwide pertaining to
healthcare compliance, the Federal False Claims Act, and Qui Tam actions. She
has received numerous awards from the Department of Justice and the U.S.
Department of Health and Human Services.

“It is an exciting time to join Navigant and this team,” said Weiss. “The
current regulatory landscape continues to create challenges for clients in the
healthcare industry, and I look forward to working with clients to address
these issues and provide high value solutions.”

About Navigant

Navigant (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, global expert services firm dedicated
to assisting clients in creating and protecting value in the face of critical
business risks and opportunities. Through senior level engagement with
clients, Navigant professionals combine technical expertise in Disputes and
Investigations, Economics, Financial Advisory and Management Consulting, with
business pragmatism in the highly regulated Construction, Energy, Financial
Services and Healthcare industries to support clients in addressing their most
critical business needs. More information about Navigant can be found at
www.navigant.com.

Contact:

For more information contact:
Navigant Marketing
Laura Elias, 312.583.2694
or
Navigant Investor Relations
Paul Longhini, 312.583.5836
 
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