Huron Consulting Group Adds Huron Legal Managing Director
CHICAGO, Nov 02, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of business consulting services, today announced that Joel Feliciano has joined the Company as a managing director in its Huron Legal practice advising global corporate legal departments and law firms. Feliciano will help Huron Legal clients manage costs through improved strategy and business efficiencies, and provide e-discovery and document review solutions to address their complex business needs.
"Legal departments and law firms are under increased pressure to improve efficiency and streamline operations while maintaining and enhancing quality," said Shahzad Bashir, executive vice president, Huron Legal. "In the current environment of doing more with less, Joel has an unparalleled background advising clients on cost saving strategies for e-discovery and helping them implement business efficiencies for the office of the general counsel. We are excited to welcome him to the Huron Legal team."
Feliciano joins Huron Legal from Deloitte, where he served as a business development executive and provided electronic discovery (readiness and response) consulting services to Fortune 100 corporations and AmLaw 100 law firms. He will assist general counsel in understanding the most effective processes and technologies to manage large volumes of documents and electronic data. He has more than 20 years of experience assisting the efforts of corporate legal departments and law firms to streamline operations, manage document review services, and control costs associated with e-discovery. At Huron, Feliciano will support legal department and law firm clients in managing operations and controlling costs including those related to document review. He will focus on clients in the Northeast region and work with Huron Legal's V3locity(R) solution, a streamlined e-discovery process that makes discovery costs more affordable and predictable.
About Huron Legal
Huron Legal provides advisory and business services to assist law departments and law firms to enhance organizational effectiveness and reduce legal spend. Huron Legal advises on and implements strategy, organizational design and development, outside counsel management, operational efficiency, and discovery solutions, and provides services relating to the management of matters, contracts, documents, records, digital evidence and e-discovery.
Learn more about: Huron's IMPACT(R) solution, which delivers sustainable cost reductions ranging from 15 to 40 percent; R3con(R) solution, a cost-effective forensic investigation solution to protect enterprise data; Sp3ctrum(TM) solution, a managed services discovery solution; and V3locity(R) solution, offering a streamlined e-discovery process that results in predictable discovery costs.
About Huron Consulting Group
Huron Consulting Group helps clients in diverse industries improve performance, comply with complex regulations, reduce costs, recover from distress, leverage technology, and stimulate growth. The Company teams with its clients to deliver sustainable and measurable results. Huron provides services to a wide variety of both financially sound and distressed organizations, including healthcare organizations, Fortune 500 companies, leading academic institutions, medium-sized businesses, and the law firms that represent these various organizations. Learn more at www.huronconsultinggroup.com.
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