Charles River Associates (CRA) Expands its Risk, Investigations & Analytics Practice

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Charles River Associates (NASDAQ: CRAI), a worldwide leader in providing economic, financial, and management consulting services, today announced the addition of Lisa Dane as a Vice President in its Risk, Investigations & Analytics Practice. Ms. Dane is based in CRA’s New York office.

Ms. Dane has more than 25 years of experience in the field of white-collar investigations, including fraud and corruption, asset tracing, business intelligence, due diligence, and litigation support for law firms and multi-national companies. Working closely with attorneys, data analysts, forensic accountants, and computer forensics specialists, Ms. Dane has led numerous global investigations of Ponzi schemes, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) matters, asset recovery, internal fraud, activist issues, and reputational due diligence of individuals and entities in sensitive pre-transaction matters.

Prior to joining CRA, Ms. Dane was a Senior Managing Director and Co-Leader of FTI Consulting’s Global Risk & Investigations practice, as well as a senior leader of Deloitte’s Business Intelligence Services practice.

“We’re pleased to welcome Lisa,” said CRA’s President and Chief Executive Officer Paul Maleh. “Her background will greatly complement CRA’s existing expertise in our Risk, Investigations & Analytics Practice.”

Lisa’s presence will add significant strength to our team’s offering,” added Co-Practice Leaders of CRA’s Risk, Investigations & Analytics Practice Peter Nolan and Robert Brunner. “Lisa is well known for her investigative leadership, particularly her expertise in utilizing specialized social media analytics tools to gather key intelligence on various types of investigations and litigation support matters.”

Ms. Dane has a master’s degree in Criminal Justice from George Washington University and a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Miami University.

CRA’s Risk, Investigations & Analytics Practice

CRA’s global Risk, Investigations & Analytics Practice provides integrated, expertise-led solutions designed to assist clients better understand, address and resolve their most complex and critical legal and business challenges.

Our team of multidisciplinary professionals, drawn from government and industry, focuses on helping governments, clients and counsel mitigate and manage legal, reputational, and commercial risk, resolve complex legal and business disputes, and make better and more well-informed decisions by surfacing facts, providing relevant context, and leveraging deep subject matter expertise and analytic tool sets globally.

About Charles River Associates (CRA)

Charles River Associates® is a leading global consulting firm specializing in economic, financial, and management consulting services. CRA advises clients on economic and financial matters pertaining to litigation and regulatory proceedings, and guides corporations through critical business strategy and performance-related issues. Since 1965, clients have engaged CRA for its unique combination of functional expertise and industry knowledge, and for its objective solutions to complex problems. Headquartered in Boston, CRA has offices throughout the world. Detailed information about Charles River Associates, a registered trade name of CRA International, Inc., is available at Follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.


Statements in this press release concerning the addition of Lisa Dane, CRA’s Risk, Investigations & Analytics Practice, and future business Lisa Dane may generate for CRA and statements using the terms “enhance,” “expand,” “strengthen,” or similar expressions are “forward-looking” statements as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are based upon management’s current expectations and are subject to a number of factors and uncertainties. Information contained in these forward-looking statements is inherently uncertain, and actual performance and results may differ materially due to many important factors. Such factors that could cause actual performance or results to differ materially from any forward-looking statements made by CRA include, among others, the failure to generate engagements for us; dependence on the growth of our litigation or strategy consulting practice, including in risk, investigations & analytics; the potential loss of clients; the demand environment; global economic conditions; foreign exchange rate fluctuations; and intense competition, as well as other potential factors that could affect our financial results are included in our periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including those under the heading “Risk Factors.” We cannot guarantee any future results, levels of activity, performance, or achievement. We undertake no obligation to update any forward-looking statements after the date of this press release, and we do not intend to do so.


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