FTI Consulting Wins Four 2014 Global Competition Review Awards
Dennis Carlton Named 2014 Economist of the Year by Global Competition Review
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., April 9, 2014
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --FTI Consulting, Inc.
(NYSE: FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping
organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced that
the firm's subsidiary, Compass Lexecon, has won four 2014 Global Competition
Review ("GCR") Awards, which recognized the achievements of teams and
individuals from private practice firms, corporate legal departments, economic
consultancies, academic organizations and competition authorities in 2013.
Compass Lexecon professionals were honored in the following categories:
oMatter of the Year – Global: For the US Airways/American Airlines merger.
oMerger Control of the Year – Americas: For the Office Max/Office Depot
oBehavioral Matter of the Year – Americas: For the defense of
Visa/MasterCard before the Canadian Competition Tribunal.
In addition, Senior Managing Director, Dennis Carlton was recognized as the
2014 Economist of the Year. Dr. Carlton was honored for his superior technical
skills, practical judgment and excellence in client service for his work on
the US Airways/American Airlines merger, as well as his testimony in Toshiba's
victory against Best Buy in the LCD antitrust litigation. Dr. Carlton has more
than 35 years of consulting experience and has served as an expert witness in
numerous domestic and foreign cases involving issues in antitrust, contract
damages, regulation and intellectual property. He is also the David McDaniel
Keller Professor of Economics at the Booth School of Business at the
University of Chicago where he teaches in the Business School, Law School and
Economics Department. The GCR Economist of the Year Award was previously
presented to Compass Lexecon's Jorge Padilla in 2012 and Janusz Ordover in
"I am extremely honored to be recognized by the Global Competition Review,
especially with all of the talent in my field," said Dennis Carlton, Senior
Managing Director. "Our clients are our top priority and it is our privilege
to provide them with a clear economic analysis of the complex issues they may
face. I am grateful that I get to work with some of the brightest attorneys
and some of the brightest, most talented economists each and every day at
Compass Lexecon. I would not be receiving this award if it wasn't for the
support of my colleagues."
"Our practices are led by some of the most respected economic professionals in
the world," said John Klick, Head of the Economic Consulting segment at FTI
Consulting. "These awards recognize the sheer talent and hard work of our
professionals, who are dedicated to bringing sustainable solutions to our
Nominees for the 2014 GCR Awards were submitted by GCR readers and finalized
by GCR journalists. The winners were determined through an online vote by GCR
readers, and announced at the GCR 4th Annual Awards Ceremony, in Washington,
D.C., on March 25, 2014.
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 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.
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