Former SEC Communications Director and Department of Justice Spokesperson
Myron Marlin Joins FTI Consulting
Financial and Regulatory Communications Veteran Appointed to Strategic
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 20, 2014
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 20, 2014 /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 Myron Marlin as Managing Director in the firm's Strategic
Communications segment. In his new role, Mr. Marlin will serve as part of the
segment's financial communications and public affairs practices, and will be
based in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Marlin brings more than 20 years of communications experience handling
crisis and issues management; financial issues; government and regulatory
affairs; high-stakes litigation; and mergers and acquisitions ("M&A") to FTI
Consulting. He also has significant experience working across the commercial,
financial and public sectors.
"The financial and regulatory landscape has changed dramatically in recent
years, requiring companies to take an integrated approach to communicating to
key policy stakeholders and influencers," said Edward Reilly, Global CEO of
the Strategic Communications segment. "Myron will play a key role in further
developing our crisis and issues management offering to protect and advance
our clients' reputations when facing regulatory-driven events."
Prior to FTI Consulting, Mr. Marlin served for nearly five years as Director
of Communications at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") under
chairs, Mary L. Schapiro, Elisse B. Walter and Mary Jo White. While there, he
coordinated communications strategy on a range of significant issues,
including the agency's landmark policy of seeking admissions in certain
enforcement cases, and major rulemaking stemming from the Dodd-Frank Act and
JOBS Act. He also served as a key communications adviser to the SEC Chair, and
counseled senior officials through congressional testimony, media interviews
and other speaking engagements.
"Companies today are facing increased challenges from an ever-changing and
vast network of communications mediums and stakeholders," said Mr. Marlin. "In
this active regulatory environment, it is important for companies to have
trusted partners like those at FTI Consulting."
Previously, Mr. Marlin was a Senior Vice President at a global communications
firm, handling crisis, litigation and M&A communications across a host of
industries in the corporate and non-profit sectors. Before that, Mr. Marlin
served as chief spokesperson and Director of Public Affairs at the U.S.
Department of Justice ("DOJ"), where he led media operations for the DOJ, and
oversaw the communications efforts of the various law-enforcement components
including the Drug Enforcement Administration ("DEA"), Federal Bureau of
Investigation ("FBI") and Immigration and Naturalization Service ("INS").
During his tenure, Mr. Marlin provided communications counsel to the Attorney
General on such high-profile matters as the Elian Gonzalez case; the lawsuit
against the tobacco industry; Microsoft litigation;and the U.S. Navy
reacquisition of Vieques, Puerto Rico. Upon his departure, then-U.S. Attorney
General Janet Reno awarded Mr. Marlin the prestigious Edmond J. Randolph Award
for Outstanding Service. Before his career in Washington, D.C., Mr. Marlin was
an Associate at a New York law firm and focused on bankruptcy and financial
Mr. Marlin holds a bachelor's degree in communication and political science
from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; and a law degree from the American
University Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C. He also serves on the
Dean's Advisory Council at his law school alma mater, and was as a
graduate-level adjunct professor on crisis communications at Johns Hopkins
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 4,200 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 $1.65 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2013. More
information can be found at www.fticonsulting.com.
SOURCE FTI Consulting, Inc.
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