MARLTON, N.J., Aug. 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has been recognized by The Zweig Letter as the 77th fastest-growing company among architecture, engineering, planning and environmental consulting firms in the United States and Canada. The Hot Firm 2013 list ranks the top 100 firms measured by their increase in revenue over the past three years in terms of both dollar and percentage change. Hill has now been named to the list 11 times over the past 12 years. The winning firms will be honored at an awards ceremony during The Zweig Letter's Hot Firm 2013 Conference which will be held on October 24-25, 2013, at the Eden Roc Hotel in Miami, Florida. "We are very honored to have been named, once again, to the Hot Firm list," said Irvin E. Richter, Hill's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "To have made this distinguished list 11 out of the past dozen years is a terrific accomplishment and I am very proud of the hard work and dedication of everyone at Hill who made this achievement possible," added Richter. The Zweig Letter is a weekly newsletter providing management advice for consulting firms in the engineering and construction industry. It is published by ZweigWhite, Inc., a leading source of management consulting, information and education for the design and construction industry. For more information on ZweigWhite, please visit their website at www.zweigwhite.com. Hill International, with 3,900 employees in 100 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management, construction claims and other consulting services primarily to the buildings, transportation, environmental, energy and industrial markets. Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as the 9th 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 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.