Press Release

Forensic Accounting Expert James Pampinella Joins Navigant
Consulting's Disputes & Investigations Practice

March 25, 2010 at 12:01 PM EDT
CHICAGO, Mar 25, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: NCI), a global consulting firm providing dispute, investigative, operational, risk management and financial advisory solutions, announced today that James E. Pampinella has joined the Disputes & Investigations practice as a Director in the San Francisco office.

Mr. Pampinella, a Certified Public Accountant in the state of California, is a national expert on complex commercial litigation matters, specializing in intellectual property strategic consulting and disputes. He has testified as an expert on damages in deposition, trial (Federal and State court) and arbitrations and has presented at mediations.

"Jim is assuming a leading role in our disputes practice in the San Francisco office," stated Todd Menenberg, Managing Director and leader of the West Coast Disputes & Investigations practice. "His more than 15 years of experience working on complex commercial disputes, particularly in the intellectual property area, brings valuable expertise to our clients."

Prior to joining Navigant Consulting, Mr. Pampinella led the Northern Pacific Intellectual Property group for Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP ("Deloitte FAS"). Previous to that, he held positions at Navigant Consulting and Coopers & Lybrand (n/k/a Pricewaterhouse-Coopers), where he provided economic, financial and damage consulting services on commercial litigation matters. He has lectured on damages and intellectual property issues at various universities and has served on the planning committees of the Advanced Patent Law Institute and the Intellectual Property Institute at the University of Texas School of Law and the University of Southern California Gould School of Law, respectively.

"I am very excited to again be a part of Navigant's Disputes & Investigations practice in Northern California," said Mr. Pampinella. "The demand for experienced testifying experts in accounting and economic issues continues to grow as commercial disputes become increasingly complicated. I'm looking forward to assisting clients as they navigate through those challenges."

About Navigant Consulting

Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:NCI) is a specialized independent consulting firm providing dispute, financial, regulatory and operational advisory services to government agencies, legal counsel and large companies facing the challenges of uncertainty, risk, distress and significant change. The Company focuses on industries undergoing substantial regulatory or structural change including healthcare, energy and financial and insurance services, and on the issues driving these transformations. "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.

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