Press Release

Douglas F. Coppi Joins Navigant Consulting's Global Construction

June 16, 2010 at 9:33 AM EDT

CHICAGO, Jun 16, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: NCI) announced today that Douglas F. Coppi has joined the firm as a Managing Director in its Global Construction practice in the Washington, DC office.

Coppi has provided expert technical support to parties involved in construction disputes from initial claim preparation to dispute resolution, including CPM schedule analysis, delay and disruption analysis, productivity studies, termination evaluations, changed work analysis, litigation support and expert witness testimony, across a broad range of industry sectors worldwide. Among the high profile construction projects in which Coppi has been involved are the 2002 Winter Olympic Village, the Athens Subway System, the Washington DC Metro System, the Hoover Dam Visitor's Center, the Denver International Airport, the Italian High Speed Rail, the London Underground, and the Beirut Airport.

"The construction industry continues to show volatility with owners and contractors exposed to many unique risks, including pressures related to project financing, greater competition in both the domestic and international markets, and increased risks associated with federally funded projects," says David S. Pattillo, Managing Director and Leader of Navigant Consulting's Global Construction Disputes service line. "Doug's extensive experience and leadership in international construction dispute resolution enhances our core expert services to clients across the globe."

Coppi was Founder and Principal of Coppi & Associates, LLC prior to joining Navigant Consulting. He has also served as a Partner and Global Director of PricewaterhouseCooper's (PWC) Construction Risk & Dispute Resolution Advisory and was the Global Director of Engineering and Construction Industry Services for PWC's Financial Advisory Services Group.

About Navigant Consulting

Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, global expert services firm dedicated to assisting clients in creating and protecting value in the face of critical business risks and opportunities. Through senior level engagement with clients, Navigant professionals combine technical expertise in Disputes and Investigations, Economics, Financial Advisory and Management Consulting, with business pragmatism in the highly regulated Construction, Energy, Financial Services and Healthcare industries to support clients in addressing their most critical business needs. "Navigant" is a service mark of Navigant International, Inc. Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NCI) is not affiliated, associated, or in any way connected with Navigant International, Inc. and NCI's use of "Navigant" is made under license from Navigant International, Inc. More information about Navigant Consulting can be found at

SOURCE: Navigant Consulting, Inc.

Shannon Prown
Navigant Consulting, Inc.

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