Founded in 1982, FTI Consulting is a global business advisory firm that helps organizations protect and enhance enterprise value. With a work force of more than 3,000 employees, the firm provides technology, forensic, litigation, and strategic and financial communication consulting services. The firm assists clients in matters concerning restructuring, unfair competition, securities litigation, antitrust issues, and mergers and acquisitions. FTI Consulting handles cases related to royalty compliance, licensing, brand development and intellectual property disputes. The company offers advisory services to debtors, creditors and stakeholders in issues regarding liquidity problems, underperformance and business transitions. It additionally provides case assessment, damage analysis and settlement services. The firm serves clients in the chemical, energy, health care, insurance, pharmaceutical, and media and entertainment industries. FTI Consulting maintains an office in Houston.