Press Release

K. Scott Van Meter Joins Navigant Consulting's Houston Disputes & Investigations Practice

January 22, 2010 at 11:15 AM EST
CHICAGO, Jan 22, 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 K. Scott Van Meter has joined the Houston office as a Managing Director in the Disputes & Investigations practice.

With the increase of litigation activity and business challenges following on the credit crisis, clients and their counsel are looking for experts with the depth and experience to manage the complex issues being raised. To address this growing need, Navigant has identified the skills and experience of key professionals to enhance their services to clients involved in these high stakes disputes.

Mr. Van Meter has more than 25 years of diverse professional experience in forensic and investigative accounting and litigation consulting. He has managed consulting engagements and testified as an expert witness in complex commercial litigation cases related to accounting and auditing malpractice and economic damages, and in bankruptcy matters, including valuation, avoidance matters, contested confirmations and claims litigation.

"Scott is an outstanding individual and skilled professional and we are extremely pleased he has joined our Houston team further expanding our capabilities," stated Gary Goolsby, Managing Director in charge of the Navigant's Houston office.

Prior to joining Navigant Consulting, Mr. Van Meter was the founder and managing partner of Van Meter & Associates LLP, a litigation and financial consulting firm. Most recently, Mr. Van Meter served as managing director for an international expert services and consulting firm. He has also practiced law, including work in corporate restructuring and commercial litigation.

"Navigant's expertise in this service area is second to none, and I am eager to work with the practice to continue to advance Navigant's leadership position in the marketplace," said Mr. Van Meter. "I look forward to adding my experience and expertise to the service offerings they deliver."

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 http://www.navigantconsulting.com.

SOURCE: Navigant Consulting, Inc.

Laura Elias
Navigant Consulting, Inc.
312.583.2694

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