Huron Consulting Group Expands Huron Legal with Records and
Information Management Expert
Information Management Expert
CHICAGO, Sep 28, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of business consulting services, today announced that Laurie Fischer has joined the Company as a managing director in its Huron Legal practice. Fischer will focus on helping organizations of all sizes in a wide variety of industries implement sound and compliant records and information management practices.
"A solid records and information management solution is essential for all businesses. Inadequate management of records and information, particularly electronic discovery, can inhibit global strategies, drive up costs and risks, and create business inefficiencies," said Shahzad Bashir, executive vice president, Huron Legal. "Laurie will join our team to help clients implement electronic records solutions to minimize costs and maximize efficiency for enhanced risk management and litigation preparedness."
Fischer is a Certified Records Manager (CRM) and has more than 20 years of experience working with companies on records and information management solutions. Prior to joining Huron, Fischer founded and served as managing director of Fischer Associates LLC where she worked to design, develop and implement records and information management programs for large, complex, highly-regulated organizations. At Huron, Fischer will advise clients on strategic records and information management issues to establish enterprise-wide programs and policies, and to identify technology solutions.
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.
SOURCE: Huron Consulting Group
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