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Consultant, Litigation, Dispute Resolution l Economics

Location
Washington, Washington DC
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
29 Jul 2022
About the Role

We help our clients navigate legal, regulatory and international arbitration proceedings while supporting strategic decision making and public policy debates around the world. Delivering incisive interpretation of complex economic issues has made us a global leader in this field.

Consultants play a key role in our project teams by supporting and leading evidence-based economic research using data and other documents in economic and financial. They benefit significantly from working closely with managers and other team members as well as from direct exposure to our practice leaders. They also benefit from our in-house training.

What You'll Do
  • Conducting qualitative and quantitative research using a variety of resources
  • including specialist applications such as Bloomberg, Thomson One and S&P Capital IQ.
  • Producing discrete pieces of economic analysis that contribute to, for example, a price markup or market share calculation.
  • Critically appraising reports and analysis produced by other firms and experts.
  • Writing research memos for discussion with senior managers.
  • Managing a distinct part of a project, including regularly updating analysis, tracking documents and communicating this to the rest of your project team.
  • Assisting in the production of expert reports by producing charts, tables, exhibits etc.

How You'll Grow

Suitable candidates will be problem-solvers who enjoy developing and applying bespoke approaches to solve complex, unstructured problems in a logical and structured manner. Candidates will have strong analytical skills; be able to explain their work and communicate their conclusions and findings clearly, both orally and in writing; and be able to draw upon their experience of applying principles to solve problems in practice. The ideal candidate will have an eye for both the big picture and great attention to the finer detail.

Basic Qualifications

The successful candidate will join a new domestic and international antitrust and competition practice. Our DC-based group works on some of the largest and most complex cases in the world, including mergers, monopolization, and IP disputes. These cases will give the successful candidate exposure to unique, complex, interesting issues, often integrating economics, finance, and accounting, as well as legal procedures and principles of liability and damages. The following skills are required of Consultants:
  • Assist with the preparation of expert witness reports for clients in litigation
  • Assist with the preparation of rebuttal reports examining the conclusions of other experts
  • Conduct economic and financial research
  • Analyze sales, costs, and financial information, and report findings to other team members
  • Develop economic models of competition
  • Communicate with clients and counsel
  • Prepare for and attend hearings, trials and mediations
  • Manage the day-to-day requirements of multiple engagements
  • Able to quickly assimilate relevant information in unfamiliar situations
  • Able to develop creative approaches and solutions necessary to resolve complex problems
  • Able to meet tight deadlines and work under pressure
  • Excellent listening, verbal, written, and presentation skills
  • Statistical analysis skills preferred (e.g., Stata, R, Python)
  • Commitment to working in a team environment with an emphasis on collaboration and maintaining positive relationships with colleagues and clients across functions
  • A positive, professional, and solutions-oriented attitude
  • Outstanding problem-solving and analytic skills with the willingness to learn new skills and teach and mentor colleagues
  • This role requires travel to clients and FTI offices.
  • COVID Vaccine required.
Individuals seeking an exemption from this requirement for medical or religious reasons should complete a request for accommodation form by contacting .

Our Benefits

Apart from the well-structured career path and excellent team environment, our employees enjoy a variety of perks and benefits. Our benefits include, but are not limited to:
  • Competitive salary and bonus plans
  • Generous paid holidays, time off and parental leave
  • Full package of benefits plans
  • Company matched 401K
  • Annual paid volunteer hours
  • Corporate matching for charitable donations
  • Potential for flexible working arrangements
  • Free snacks and drinks
  • Upscale offices close to public transportation
  • Pet insurance

About FTI Consulting

What makes us unique? With more than 6,250 employees located in offices in every corner of the globe, we are the firm our clients call when their most important issues are at stake. Regardless of what level you are, you will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from top experts in your field on high-profile engagements that impact history. Our culture is collaborative, and we value diversity, recognition, development and making a difference in our communities.

FTI Consulting is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and has been recognized as a Best Firm to Work For by Consulting magazine and one of America's Best Management Consulting Firms by Forbes. For more information, visit and connect with us on Twitter Facebook and LinkedIn.

FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.
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Details

  • Job Reference: 671162400-2
  • Date Posted: 29 July 2022
  • Recruiter: FTI Consulting
  • Location: Washington, Washington DC
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Permanent