Jennifer Mercer joins FTI Consulting's communications segment

25 January 2023 2 min. read
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Jennifer Mercer has joined FTI Consulting’s strategic communications segment as a managing director.

Based in Los Angeles, Mercer will extend the firm’s US restructuring communications team to the West Coast.

She brings more than 20 years of experience in restructuring comms specializing in bankruptcy, transaction, and litigation. Mercer has expertise across employee communications, executive positioning, investor relations, and longer-term reputation management.

She joins FTI from Paladin, a financial and operational advisory firm, where she spent over three years as a partner. Before that, Mercer held senior communications roles at Donlin, Recano & Company, Epiq, and Hitachi Data Systems. Earlier in her career, she was a managing director at Hill + Knowlton Strategies and a senior associate at Sitrick and Company.

Mercer has a bachelor’s degree from University of California, San Diego.

Jennifer Mercer joins FTI Consulting's communications segment

“Jennifer distinguished herself long ago as one of the foremost advisors in restructuring communications, earning the respect of countless clients and advisors as well as our team," said Shannon Stucky Pritchett, global co-head of the people & transformation practice within the strategic communications segment at FTI Consulting. “The fact that she has chosen to join FTI Consulting – and the industry-leading team that already includes Senior Managing Director Rachel Chesley and Managing Director Angelo Thalassinos – validates the strength of our platform and how our firm’s unique combination of financial and multidisciplinary communications expertise allows us to deliver for our clients.”

FTI’s strategic communications segment has offerings in corporate reputation, crisis communications, digital & insights, financial communications, public & government affairs, and transaction communications.

“FTI Consulting’s Strategic Communications segment is unparalleled, and I look forward to collaborating with an exceptional team as we continue to expand the restructuring communications programs and solutions our clients rely on, and for which the firm is known,” Mercer said.