SEATTLE, WA  Sept. 9, 2009 FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today kicks off its fifth annual partner summit, bringing together the company’s global network of legal service provider partners offering Attenex Patterns, Ringtail Legal or both of the complementary e-discovery solutions.

Since the acquisition of Attenex by FTI Consulting in July of 2008, a growing number of Attenex and Ringtail partners have begun using both products to handle e-discovery from processing through to production. To help meet the needs of corporate clients as well as grow the partner’s business, sessions at the two-day partner summit will focus on how to optimize Attenex and Ringtail workflows for more streamlined and cost-effective e-discovery process.

“Our partners are combining the scale and performance of Ringtail with the visual analytics and review efficiency of Attenex to deliver meaningful results to their clients,” said Kathryn Hardie, senior managing director of FTI Technology. “The leading legal service providers turn to our products because of our continuing commitment to develop leading-edge software products that meet the demands of today’s toughest e-discovery challenges.”

E-discovery experts from US and European companies will attend business and technical sessions as well as several keynotes on the current state of the e-discovery market featuring senior FTI Technology executives.  In addition, several partners will be recognized at the annual awards ceremony for their strong performance across a variety of categories, including top revenue growth, customer service, and the annual use of Attenex and Ringtail on more than 20 terabytes (TB) of data.

“Attenex and Ringtail provide us with a strong foundation on which to continue growing our e-discovery business,” said Jim Wagner, co-founder and chief executive officer of DiscoverReady, a professional services company focused exclusively on streamlining the document review process and reducing discovery costs. “We’re excited to participate in yet another partner summit and learn more about how FTI Technology will be enhancing and supporting these products in the years to come.”

FTI Technology provides a full range of e-discovery software products that help clients achieve the best possible results to meet legal and regulatory best practices and requirements without disrupting their core businesses.  Leading global corporations and their law firms use Attenex and Ringtail software to help reduce, review and produce data in a fast and cost-effective manner.

The fifth annual partner summit will be held at the Four Seasons hotel in Seattle today and tomorrow. For more information, please visit www.ftitechnology.com.

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 3,400 employees located in most major business centers in the world, we work closely with clients every day to anticipate, illuminate, and overcome complex business challenges in areas such as investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, reputation management and restructuring. More information can be found at www.fticonsulting.com.

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