Huron Consulting Group Adds Huron Legal Managing Director

Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of business consulting services, today announced that Ronke Ekwensi has joined the Company as a managing director in its Huron Legal practice.

“As the regulatory environment continues to become more complex, flawless information management is essential for law departments and law firms to effectively manage compliance and risk mitigation issues,” said Bob Rowe, executive vice president, Huron Legal. “Ronke’s background in information governance and e-discovery will greatly benefit our clients in selecting the most efficient ways to manage, store, produce and leverage information while reducing costs and mitigating risk.”

At Huron Legal, Ekwensi will help clients overcome information lifecycle challenges to meet immediate and long-term information governance and e-discovery goals. Ekwensi joins Huron Legal with a unique corporate and industry perspective having served as the commercial integration lead for the Established Products Business Unit – Asia Pacific and as vice president of eDiscovery and Records and Information Management (RIM) at Pfizer, the world’s largest research-based pharmaceutical company. Prior to Pfizer, Ekwensi served as director of Document Retention and Records and Information Management with Ernst & Young where she implemented an enterprise-wide records and information system that resulted in a significant reduction of risk associated with information governance.

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, reduce costs, leverage technology, process and review large amounts of complex data, address regulatory changes, recover from distress and stimulate growth. Our professionals employ their expertise in administration, management, finance, operations, strategy and technology to provide our clients with specialized analyses and customized advice and solutions that are tailored to address each client's particular challenges and opportunities to deliver sustainable and measurable results. The Company provides consulting services to a wide variety of both financially sound and distressed organizations, including healthcare organizations, leading academic institutions, Fortune 500 companies, governmental entities and law firms. Huron has worked with more than 90 of the top 100 research universities, more than 400 corporate general counsel, and more than 385 hospitals and academic medical centers. Learn more at www.huronconsultinggroup.com.

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