MARLTON, N.J. and WASHINGTON, May 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that Basil P. Alexander PE, CPE, CCE, PSP, LEED AP, Managing Consultant with Hill's Construction Claims Group, has been named by Building Design & Construction magazine to its eighth annual "40 Under 40" list of outstanding young professionals in the architecture, engineering and construction industry. The list was included in the magazine's May 2013 issue. Alexander is based out of Hill's Washington, DC office. He has over 10 years of experience in cost estimating, construction economics, cost audits and project controls. His construction claims experience includes expert testimony, claim mitigation, project closeout negotiations and construction auditing. Alexander earned his B.Eng. in civil engineering from Cooper Union and his J.D. from the University of San Diego. He is a Certified Professional Estimator, a Certified Cost Engineer, a Planning and Scheduling Professional, a LEED Accredited Professional and he is a registered Professional Engineer and a licensed Attorney in California and Washington, DC. "Basil is the fourth professional from Hill to have been included on this prestigious list," said David L. Richter, Hill's President and Chief Operating Officer. "He is a valuable member of our Washington, DC office and he is well deserving of this honor," added Richter. Hill International, with 3,800 professionals in 100 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management and construction claims and consulting services. Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as the 8th largest construction management firm in the United States. For more information on Hill, please visit our website at www.hillintl.com. The Hill International, Inc. logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=5733 Certain statements contained herein may be considered "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, and it is our intent that any such statements be protected by the safe harbor created thereby. Except for historical information, the matters set forth herein including, but not limited to, any projections of revenues, earnings or other financial items; any statements concerning our plans, strategies and objectives for future operations; and any statements regarding future economic conditions or performance, are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based on our current expectations, estimates and assumptions and are subject to certain risks and uncertainties. Although we believe that the expectations, estimates and assumptions reflected in our forward-looking statements are reasonable, actual results could differ materially from those projected or assumed in any of our forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause our actual results, performance and achievements, or industry results to differ materially from estimates or projections contained in our forward-looking statements are set forth in the Risk Factors section and elsewhere in the reports we have filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. We do not intend, and undertake no obligation, to update any forward-looking statement.