SEC FORM 3 SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Lipski Wayne E

(Last) (First) (Middle)
550 WEST VAN BUREN STREET

(Street)
CHICAGO IL 60607

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
10/12/2004
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Huron Consulting Group Inc. [ HURN ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Controller and Asst Treasurer
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Stock Option (Right to Buy) 03/17/2005(1) 03/17/2014 Common Stock 870 1.96 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. These options were granted on March 17, 2004. They vest over a four-year period, with 25% vesting on each anniversary of the grant date, subject to acceleration or termination in certain circumstances.
/s/ Natalia Delgado, Attorney-in-fact 10/12/2004
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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POWER OF ATTORNEY

Know all by these presents, that the undersigned hereby constitutes 
and appoints each of Gary L. Burge, Natalia Delgado and Kimberly 
Miller, or either of them signing singly, and with full power of 
substitution, the undersigned's true and lawful attorney-in-fact to: 

1.  execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the undersigned's 
capacity as an officer and/or director of HURON CONSULTING 
GROUP INC. (the "Company"), Forms 3, 4, and 5 in accordance 
with Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the 
rules thereunder;
2. do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the 
undersigned which may be necessary or desirable to complete and 
execute any such Form 3, 4, or 5, complete and execute any 
amendment or amendments thereto, and timely file such form with 
the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and any stock 
exchange or similar authority; and
3.  take any other action of any type whatsoever in connection with 
the foregoing which, in the opinion of such attorney-in-fact, may be 
of benefit to, in the best interest of, or legally required by, the 
undersigned, it being understood that the documents executed by 
such attorney-in-fact on behalf of the undersigned pursuant to this 
Power of Attorney
 shall be in such form and shall contain such 
terms and conditions as such attorney-in-fact may approve in such 
attorney-in-fact's discretion.

The undersigned hereby grants to each such attorney-in-fact full 
power and authority to do and perform any and every act and thing 
whatsoever requisite, necessary, or proper to be done in the 
exercise of any of the rights and powers herein granted, as fully to 
all intents and purposes as the undersigned might or could do if 
personally present, with full power of substitution or revocation, 
hereby ratifying and confirming all that such attorney-in-fact, or 
such attorney-in-fact's substitute or substitutes, shall lawfully do or 
cause to be done by virtue of this power of attorney and the rights 
and powers herein granted.  The undersigned acknowledges that 
the foregoing attorneys-in-fact, in serving in such capacity at the 
request of the undersigned, are not assuming, nor is the Company 
assuming, any of the undersigned's responsibilities to comply with 
Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the 
undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3, 4, and 5 with 
respect to the undersigned's holdings of and transactions in securities 
issued by the Company, unless earlier revoked by the undersigned in 
a signed writing delivered to the foregoing attorneys-in-fact.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power 
of Attorney to be executed as of this 12th day of October, 2004.


/s/ Wayne Lipski
Signature

Wayne Lipski	




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