FTI Consulting named a top service provider in legal industry

04 June 2018 Consulting.us

FTI Consulting has been named a top provider in 14 categories in the 2018 Best of Corporate Counsel survey. In the third edition of the publication’s annual reader survey, FTI was selected as a top provider in areas ranging from ‘Information Governance Solutions’ to ‘Litigation Dispute Advisory Services.’

Founded In 1982, FTI Consulting has grown into a leader in the areas of corporate finance and restructuring, as well as forensic and litigation consulting. The firm also offers advisory services in economics consulting, strategic communications, and technology. With more than 4,600 staff across 28 countries, FTI has worked on a number of high-profile cases including Bush v. Gore, the Bernie Madoff fraud investigation, and the MLB steroid investigation.

The law-savvy consulting firm was recently named an industry leader in 14 categories in the 2018 edition of Corporate Counsel’s ‘Best of’ survey. The publication, which is a member of Law.com, conducted a readers’ poll to determine the most admired firms across a number of categories. 

FTI Consulting named a top service provider in legal industry

FTI was recognized as a top-three provider in areas ranging from ‘Business Accounting’ to ‘Legal Process Outsourcing’ and ‘Predictive Coding eDiscovery.’ The consultancy was named the number one ranked provider of ‘IT Consultant Services’ – beating out PwC and McKinsey, which ranked second and third, respectively – and ‘Demonstrative Evidence Provision.’

“Our professionals at FTI Consulting seek, every day, to be the go-to advisors for legal teams across the globe,” said FTI President and CEO Steven H. Gunby. “Being recognized in 14 distinct categories speaks to that dedication as well as our strong market positions and the deep expertise we draw on in helping our clients address the complex challenges and opportunities they face.”

FTI’s expertise extends beyond its leadership position in the US legal consulting market. In a recent report from the firm on digital media, FTI predicts that online ad spending will reach $123 billion by 2021, and will account for 80% of the ad market in 20 years. 

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Liberty Advisor Group named a 2019 Best Place to Work in Chicago

19 April 2019 Consulting.us

Management consultancy Liberty Advisor Group was among the companies named to the 2019 Best Places to Work in Chicago. The ranking was published by Crain’s Chicago Business and administered by Best Companies Group.

Based in Chicago, Liberty provides consulting services in the areas of business and technology strategy, mergers and acquisitions, transformation and assurance, business threat intelligence, and data and analytics. Founded in 2008, the company has worked on over 300 M&A deals and delivered over $1 billion in operating income improvement. Liberty’s diverse clientele has included Fortune 500 companies and major oil & gas and manufacturing firms.

The firm’s lean team of 63 strategists, technologists, and entrepreneurs ultimately focus on helping organizations accelerate growth, drive operational efficiency, and reduce risk.Liberty Advisor Group named a 2019 Best Place to Work in ChicagoThe boutique consultancy has now been named one the Best Places to Work in Chicago, reaching number 68 in the rankings. To build the 100-company ranking, Best Companies Group first evaluated each company’s policies, practices, and demographics, and then analyzed employee surveys reflecting workplace experiences and attitudes. Over 14,000 Chicago-area employees responded to the survey.

"This recognition further confirms that Liberty Advisor Group truly is an excellent place to work, with our unique team of senior, results-focused consultants working to solve clients' toughest business and IT problems," Jay Norman, CEO, Liberty Advisor Group, said. "Thanks to Crain's Chicago Business for this honor, and to everyone at Liberty for exemplifying our core values of inquiry, resolve, candor, integrity, courage, community and entrepreneurship."

Boutique staffing companies Engtal and City Staffing topped the list, coming in first and second place, respectively. Other consulting firms that made the grade were Burwood Group (#5), 10th Magnitude (#9), Pariveda Solutions (#13), Integrated Project Management (#16), West Monroe Partners (#24), and Accenture (#38).

Among its other achievements, Liberty is also a Great Place to Work-Certified organization, and was named the #35 Fastest Growing Firm by Consulting Magazine in 2018 – achieving a 112% growth rate between 2014 and 2017.