FTI Consulting Partners with kCura to Offer Relativity
Partnership Extends FTI Consulting’s Client-Centric Approach to Meeting E-Discovery and Data Governance Challenges
Washington, D.C., Aug. 14, 2017 — FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN), today announced the Company’s Technology segment has partnered with kCura to provide clients with the combination of Relativity and FTI Technology’s award-winning consulting and services. Relativity, an e-discovery software platform, is immediately available along with e-discovery consulting and services from FTI Technology’s team of experts.
"Our e-discovery consulting and services are based on a client-centric approach to technologies and processes that create a strategic advantage for our clients," said Sophie Ross, Global Chief Executive Officer of the Technology segment at FTI Consulting. "Becoming a Relativity Authorized Partner, together with other partnerships we have announced in 2017, demonstrates this commitment and combines our industry-leading expertise with another market-leading technology solution."
"We’re excited to welcome FTI Technology to our partner community. This is a great group with a global footprint and top-tier consultants," said Andrew Sieja, President and Chief Exective Officer of kCura. "By offering a hybrid approach with Relativity and RelativityOne, FTI Technology can deliver whatever solution works best for their customers — on-premises or in the cloud — while using their technical know-how to build on the platform and bring some unique applications to their offering."
In support of FTI Technology’s e-discovery consulting and services expansion, the Company has added a team of legal industry veterans, led by Daryl Teshima and Wendy King. Mr. Teshima joins as a Senior Managing Director from KPMG, where he managed operations for the firm’s Forensic Technology business, including implementing and supporting Relativity in more than 15 geographies. Ms. King joins as a Managing Director from Kroll Ontrack, where she led the global offering of Relativity e-Discovery Software, including the development of two Relativity Innovation Award-recognized solutions and a Relativity certification training program.
Mr. Teshima, Ms. King and their team will leverage a client’s defined Relativity templates and workflows or recommend custom processes and technology enhancements to quickly and cost-effectively deliver results. These enhancements will leverage existing FTI Technology and Ringtail tools, including Bloomberg Chat ingestion, Ringtail Analytics and Ringtail Connect API.
FTI Technology is widely recognized as a leading provider of high-quality e-discovery consulting and services that span the entire process. From legal holds and global data collections to legal review and production, FTI Technology consultants can assist in developing policies, deploying technology or executing entire programs as a managed service. The Company is experienced in managing data requirements within certain highly regulated industries and leading discovery efforts for a wide range of matters, including Hart-Scott-Rodino second requests, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act matters and small, internal investigations. As part of this, FTI Technology provides clients with a choice of technology and service options to best meet their particular needs. Relativity augments other technologies offered by FTI Technology, including Ringtail and Microsoft 365 Advanced eDiscovery.
kCura are the developers of Relativity, an e-discovery platform used by more than 13,000 organizations to manage large volumes of data and quickly identify key issues during litigation, internal investigations, and compliance projects. Relativity has over 150,000 active users in 40+ countries from organizations including the U.S. Department of Justice, more than 70 Fortune 100 companies, and more than 195 of the Am Law 200. Corporations, law firms, and government agencies use Relativity on-premises, in the cloud, or as a hybrid platform — with hosted, on-demand solutions available through a global network of partners. As a platform, Relativity also allows developers to design, build, and integrate applications that extend its functionality. kCura has been named one of Chicago’s Top Workplaces by the Chicago Tribune for six consecutive years and received the CityLIGHTS Lighthouse Award from the Illinois Technology Association in 2016. Please contact kCura at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.kcura.com for more information.
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