Huron Consulting Group Bolsters Huron Legal with Legal Process Outsourcing Expert

CHICAGO--()--Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of business consulting services, today announced that Jeff Catanzaro has joined the Company as a managing director in its Huron Legal practice focused on legal process outsourcing (LPO) including contract management and intellectual property.

“General counsel continue to look for opportunities to improve quality and lower costs, which are necessities given the proliferation of electronic and workflow needs outside of litigation relating to commercial work. Huron Legal has brought tremendous expertise to bear on managing quality and cost with e-discovery solutions, and we are now focused on bringing the same level of expertise to other complex areas within the law department,” said Shahzad Bashir, executive vice president, Huron Legal. “Jeff will be a tremendous resource to our clients and we are excited to have him on board as we look to expand our LPO services to meet client needs.”

Catanzaro specializes in providing legal process outsourcing solutions to corporations and law firms relating to litigation, corporate transactions, contract management and due diligence. He also has business development, supply chain management and experience building LPO centers in Asia and India. Catanzaro joins Huron Legal from Merrill Corporation where he served as vice president of Strategy and LPO initiatives. At Huron Legal, he will help expand LPO service offerings to converge subject matter expertise and technology to enhance efficiencies, minimize risk, and manage spend for corporate law departments and law firms.

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. Huron Legal is not a law firm; it does not offer, and is not authorized to provide, legal advice or counseling in any jurisdiction. Learn more at www.huronconsultinggroup.com/legal or follow us on Twitter: @HuronLegal.

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.

Contacts

Huron Consulting Group
Jennifer Frost Hennagir
312-880-3260
jfrost-hennagir@huronconsultinggroup.com

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Huron Consulting Group today announced that Jeff Catanzaro has joined the Company as a managing director in its Huron Legal practice focused on legal process outsourcing (LPO).

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Contacts

Huron Consulting Group
Jennifer Frost Hennagir
312-880-3260
jfrost-hennagir@huronconsultinggroup.com