In-House Expert Richard Cohen Joins Duff & Phelps’ Legal Management Consulting Team

Former General Counsel Further Strengthens Litigation Readiness and Prevention Services

Duff & Phelps Corporation, a leading independent financial advisory and investment banking firm, today announced that Richard Cohen has joined the firm as Managing Director in its Legal Management Consulting business. Cohen will be based in Miami, and joins Duff & Phelps from RenewData Corp., where he most recently served as President and Vice Chairman.

Cohen brings to each engagement more than 30 years of legal and business experience as a former General Counsel and as an executive-level consultant to the insurance, financial services and law firm industries. The addition of Cohen strengthens Duff & Phelps’ Legal Management Consulting group, which has recently grown through a series of strategic acquisitions, including June Consulting Group in 2010 and iEnvision Technology in 2012.

“There is an immediate need in the corporate marketplace for Litigation Readiness, and Rich brings the right balance of technical skill, judgment and legal and business acumen to address this need,” said Greg Higgins, global leader of Duff & Phelps’ Dispute and Legal Management Consulting practice.

Prior to RenewData Corp., Cohen held senior-level positions with The Garden City Group, Inc., INTEGREX, Lexford Residential Trust, and Lexis-Nexis, served as General Counsel for Ohio Power and Columbus Southern Power Companies and has been recognized as an “AV” rated attorney for 15 years.

Duff & Phelps’ Legal Management Consulting team helps corporate legal departments, law firms and governmental agencies improve performance and efficiency, reduce legal costs and enhance organizational effectiveness.

About Duff & Phelps

As a leading global financial advisory and investment banking firm, Duff & Phelps leverages analytical skills, market expertise and independence to help clients make sound decisions. The firm advises clients in the areas of valuation, M&A and transactions, restructuring, alternative assets, disputes and taxation – with more than 1,000 employees serving clients from offices in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit www.duffandphelps.com.

Investment banking services in the United States are provided by Duff & Phelps Securities, LLC; Pagemill Partners; and GCP Securities, LLC. Member FINRA/SIPC. Transaction opinions are provided by Duff & Phelps, LLC. M&A advisory and capital raising services in the United Kingdom and Germany are provided by Duff & Phelps Securities Ltd., which is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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