Huron Consulting Group Announces Practice Leadership Change

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CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Huron Consulting Group Inc. (HURN), a leading provider of business consulting services, today announced that Shahzad Bashir, executive vice president and head of Huron Legal, is leaving the Company to pursue other interests. Huron Legal includes two primary businesses led by Robert D. Rowe, managing director and leader of Huron Legal’s Discovery services business, and James K. Rojas, managing director and leader of Huron Legal’s Strategic Growth and Advisory business. Rowe and Rojas will continue in their current roles and will now report to James H. Roth, president and chief executive officer.

“Shahzad is one of the co-founders of Huron and has helped guide the growth of Huron Legal over the past 11 years. We sincerely appreciate his contributions to the Company and wish him well in his future endeavors,” said James H. Roth, president and chief executive officer, Huron Consulting Group. “As we look to the future of Huron Legal, we continue to see attractive growth opportunities to serve our corporate law department and law firm clients. I look forward to working closely with Bob and Jim as we continue to pursue these growth opportunities in the developing legal marketplace.”

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.

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 and operations 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 95 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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Huron Consulting Group Inc.
Media Contact:
Jennifer Frost Hennagir
312-880-3260
jfrost-hennagir@huronconsultinggroup.com
Investor Contact:
C. Mark Hussey
or
Ellen Wong
312-583-8722
investor@huronconsultinggroup.com
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