Tue, Oct 29, 2019

Duff & Phelps Expands Disputes Consulting Practice with Kelly Beaudin Conlan as Managing Director

New York–Duff & Phelps, the global advisor that protects, restores and maximizes value for clients, today announced that Kelly Beaudin Conlan has joined the firm as a managing director in its Disputes Consulting practice based in New York.

Kelly has over 25 years of experience as a financial adviser, fiduciary, prosecutor and former regulator. She is an interdisciplinary practice leader whose industry expertise spans the automotive, mass tort, manufacturing, logistics and financial sectors. She regularly advises global companies on structural optimization, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, mass tort and regulatory matters.

Prior to Duff & Phelps, Kelly was a managing director at a global financial advisory firm. Her previous experience includes a presidential appointment as the U.S. Trustee for Region 3, a role in which she managed five state offices and was accountable for all bankruptcies filed in Delaware, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Before her appointment, she was in private practice from 1997 to 2005 and began her legal career in 1995 as an assistant district attorney in the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office.

Ken C. Joseph, Managing Director and Head of the Disputes Consulting practice at Duff & Phelps, commented, “Kelly’s appointment is another important step in the expansion of our Disputes practice. Her experience and expertise will enable us to further strengthen our offerings which range from shareholder disputes to breach of contract to patent infringement. We are delighted to welcome Kelly to the team.”

About Duff & Phelps
Duff & Phelps is the global advisor that protects, restores and maximizes value for clients in the areas of valuation, corporate finance, investigations, disputes, cyber security, compliance and regulatory matters, and other governance-related issues. We work with clients across diverse sectors, mitigating risk to assets, operations and people. With Kroll, a division of Duff & Phelps since 2018, our firm has nearly 3,500 professionals in 28 countries around the world. For more information, visit www.duffandphelps.com.

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