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Dr. Mohan Rao Joins Navigant Economics

July 8, 2010 at 9:31 AM EDT

CHICAGO, Jul 08, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --

Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: NCI) announced today that Dr. Mohan Rao has joined Navigant Economics as a Managing Director in Chicago.

Dr. Rao specializes in economic analysis in complex intellectual property and antitrust litigation, including patent and trademark infringement, misappropriation of trade secrets, false advertising, commercial success, and antitrust analysis ranging from monopolization and exclusive dealing to price discrimination and price fixing. He is a nationally recognized expert on intellectual property issues facing corporations in transactions and complex litigation including valuation, business strategy, and the interplay between intellectual property and antitrust.

"Intellectual assets continue to be a strategic and economic focus for companies across many industries and geographies," stated John Garvey, Managing Director at Navigant Economics. "Dr. Rao's intellectual property expertise spans the array of services companies require to protect and maximize those assets. His addition will substantially expand the breadth and depth of our offerings to our clients."

Dr. Rao has served as an economics expert in U.S. and foreign courts and in domestic and international arbitration proceedings on significant litigation matters. Dr. Rao teaches finance in the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science at Northwestern University. Earlier, he served on the faculty at UCLA and as a Teaching Fellow at Harvard University. He has taught and published on a wide range of topics, including intellectual property valuation and strategy, high technology competition, econometrics, international trade, and defense economics. Select publications include the chapters on "Econometric Analysis" and "Economic Analysis in Securities Class Actions" in the Litigation Services Handbook and "Innovation Markets" in Market Definition in Antitrust: Theory and Case Studies.

Dr. Rao served as the Chair of the Valuation Committee of the Licensing Executives Society and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago, on the Board of Trustees of the Rotary/One Foundation, and is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago.

Navigant Economics

Navigant Economics provides economic and financial analysis of legal and business issues to law firms, corporations and government agencies. It includes more than 30 Ph.D. economists and over 100 consulting professionals, many of whom are affiliated with leading academic institutions including the University of Chicago, Georgetown University, Northwestern University and the George Mason University School of Law. More information about Navigant Economics can be found at www.naviganteconomics.com.

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 www.navigantconsulting.com.

SOURCE: Navigant Consulting, Inc.

Shannon Prown
Navigant Consulting, Inc.
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