FTI Consulting Inc. has agreed to acquire The Rhodes Group, a construction consulting firm with offices in Pittsburgh and Houston. With the addition of approximately 40 billable professionals, including one senior managing director and three managing directors, The Rhodes Group will join the construction and environmental solutions practice within the company’s forensic and litigation consulting segment. The addition of these professionals will include Andrew Rhodes, the founder and president of The Rhodes Group.
“We are delighted to welcome these outstanding professionals to FTI Consulting,” said Steven H. Gunby, president and CEO of FTI Consulting. “Construction & Environmental Solutions is one of our strongest and fastest-growing practices globally, and the opportunity to add the industry-leading team from The Rhodes Group supports our ambition of serving leading law firms, contractors and owners as they navigate the most challenging construction-related disruption and disputes.”
“Our clients undertake complex projects in challenging environments across the globe,” Andrew Rhodes, the founder and president of The Rhodes Group, said. “We have longstanding relationships with many of our clients, and the global platform at FTI Consulting will only bolster our ability to serve that clientele and enhance FTI Consulting’s position as a leader in the construction consulting industry. I am proud of what we built as a team at The Rhodes Group, and I am excited to continue our journey with the team at FTI Consulting.”