Thursday, March 19, 2009

Huron Consulting Group Expands Legal Consulting and Accounting & Financial Consulting Practices

Huron Consulting Group Inc., a leading provider of business consulting services, today announced that Charles R. Ragan and Edward A. Wertzberger have joined the Company as managing directors in the Legal Consulting and Accounting & Financial Consulting practices, respectively.

"The current economic environment has created needs in a number of the markets Huron serves. We believe our Legal Consulting and Accounting & Financial Consulting segments can provide significant capabilities and expertise to our current and prospective clients, and they will become increasingly important in the days ahead as the regulation and litigation climate continues to change," said Gary E. Holdren, chairman and chief executive officer, Huron Consulting Group. "Chuck and Ed will be tremendous resources for our clients and they are great additions to the Huron team."

Ragan has more than 30 years of complex commercial dispute resolution experience, helping organizations address information management and respond to discovery requests in litigation, arbitration, and investigation. He comes to Huron from Redgrave Daley Ragan & Wagner LLP where he was a founding partner. Ragan will join Huron's Legal Consulting business focused on records and information management programs, litigation preparedness and response plans, and discovery responses, working closely with the e-discovery and V3locity(TM) teams.

Wertzberger has more than 40 years of experience in both the public and private sectors, providing a range of financial and accounting services. Previously, Wertzberger was with RevNew Group, Inc. where he was co-owner and served as a managing director leading their global sales efforts in the professional services and legal industries. Prior to that appointment, he was a senior partner at Arthur Andersen LLP where he created the firm's Office of Government Services and was a worldwide managing partner. Wertzberger will help expand Huron's federal government services across industries.

About Huron Consulting Group

Huron Consulting Group helps clients in diverse industries improve performance, comply with complex regulations, resolve disputes, 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 leading academic institutions, healthcare organizations, Fortune 500 companies, medium-sized businesses, and the law firms that represent these various organizations. Learn more at

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