Tue, Jun 3, 2008

Duff & Phelps Announces Further Expansion of its Dispute and Legal Management Consulting Practice with Addition of New Managing Director

Duff & Phelps Corporation (NYSE: DUF), a leading provider of independent financial advisory and investment banking services, today announced the continuing expansion of its Dispute and Legal Management Consulting practice with the addition of new Managing Director, Christopher Bakewell. He will focus on intellectual property valuation and dispute analysis.

Bakewell joins Duff & Phelps' Houston office from Duff & Phelps, Inc., where he was employed as a senior director. Prior to that, he served as a principal in CRA International, Inc.'s intellectual property practice. Bakewell has 18 years of experience in a wide range of financial leadership roles, with particular expertise in valuation, financial modeling and corporate finance. His intellectual property experience includes strategic management of intellectual property assets and technology-rich businesses. Bakewell also provides expert testimony in connection with damages issues involving patent and copyright infringement, theft of trade secrets, breach of contract and other related matters.

 "I am very pleased that Chris has joined our Dispute Consulting team as he will help drive our growth in the IP space," said Gregory Higgins, leader of the firm's Dispute and Legal Management Consulting practice. "Along with Chris, we continue to build a leading Dispute Consulting practice by adding top professionals in key markets to serve our clients' needs."

About Duff & Phelps
Duff & Phelps Corporation (NYSE: DUF) is a leading provider of independent financial advisory and investment banking services, supporting client needs principally in the areas of valuation, transactions, financial restructurings and disputes. With more than 1,100 employees serving clients worldwide through offices in North America, Europe and Asia, Duff & Phelps is committed to fulfilling its mission to protect, recover and maximize value for its clients. Investment banking services are provided by Duff & Phelps Securities, LLC. Duff & Phelps Securities, Ltd. is authorized and regulated by The Financial Services Authority. For more information visit www.duffandphelps.com.

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