Navigant Consulting Adds E-Discovery and Complex Litigation Expert to Discovery Services Practice
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 18, 2005--Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: NCI) today announced that James E. Gordon has joined the Company as a Managing Director in the national Discovery Services practice. Gordon has more than 25 years of experience conducting and managing complex, multi-party litigation in such matters as internal corporate fraud, electronic discovery, money laundering, product and environmental liability, defense of class action litigation, royalty licensing disputes, patent litigation and computer forensics. He has worked for a number of corporate audit committees to investigate issues relating to companies' financial reporting, public disclosures and internal controls.
"Over the past 25 years, James Gordon has established himself as one of the premier experts in the U.S. in numerous complex litigation matters, e-discovery and computer forensics," stated Jennifer Baker, Managing Director of Navigant Consulting's Discovery Services practice. "His leadership adds tremendous value to our national practice, and both our clients and consultants will benefit from his expertise in high-profile and complex investigations."
Prior to joining Navigant Consulting, Gordon was a Vice President of Pinkerton Consulting and Investigations, and practice chair for both its Discovery Services and Computer Forensics practices. Gordon has managed over 400 major investigations, including more than 100 matters involving large-scale e-discovery and computer forensics. He has a national reputation for excellence in conducting complex, multi-party and multi-district investigations and has worked for more than 40 steering committees in matters ranging from a $1 billion bankruptcy proceeding to the national defense coordinating counsel for a multi-billion dollar class action. One of the initial litigation matters managed by Gordon was the subject of "A Civil Action," the best-selling book and Oscar-nominated movie.
Navigant Consulting's national Discovery Services practice provides expertise in all aspects of the management of electronic data, including discovery, computer forensics, e-retention and network security issues. The practice assists corporations in finding solutions for the preservation and retention of electronic and hard copy documents, including assisting law firms, corporate legal departments and other corporate officers in responding to electronic data inquiries where time is critical to locating, reviewing and producing millions of electronic documents.
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.
CONTACT: Navigant Consulting, Inc.
Andy Bosman, 312-573-5631
Jennifer Baker, 312-583-5732
SOURCE: Navigant Consulting, Inc.