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KPMG Ranked Number One by National Law Journal for Forensic, Legal, and eDiscovery Services

NEW YORK, April 1, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Third Annual Best of The National Law Journal Readers Rankings found KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, the number one service provider in six categories for a suite of its forensic, legal and eDiscovery service offerings, and among the top three in an additional six categories.

"We are pleased to be recognized as a leading provider of forensic services. Today, organizations are challenged more than ever in their efforts to manage the risks and costs of misconduct and litigation," said Richard H. Girgenti, KPMG's Forensic U.S. and Americas Service Line leader.

"Increased globalization, a complex regulatory environment with stepped up enforcement and the explosion of digital information has required organizations to turn to outside advisors for help. Whether assisting organizations in responding to regulatory enforcement actions, conducting investigations or supporting litigation, KPMG has the depth and breadth to help our clients by deploying the most experienced forensic professionals, armed with sophisticated technology, whenever and wherever needed around the globe," Girgenti stated.

KPMG Rankings
Number One: End-to-End Litigation Consulting Firm
Forensic Accounting Provider
Data & Technology Management eDiscovery Provider
Managed Document Review
eDiscovery Mobile App
Litigation Dispute Advisory Services Consultant
Number Two: Business Accounting Provider
Global Risk & Investigations Consultant
Managed eDiscovery & Litigation Support
Predictive Coding eDiscovery Solution
End-to-End eDiscovery Provider
Number Three: Litigation Valuation Provider

"With KPMG securing top spots for a number of eDiscovery categories, it's clear there is significant confidence in our innovative eDiscovery technologies and services, along with a recognition of the vast professional experience of our team members who serve our global client base," said Kelli J. Brooks, KPMG's U.S. co-leader for Forensic Technology Services. "KPMG has long been at the forefront of advancing best practices in the legal and eDiscovery industries, and it is rewarding to receive this recognition."

About the Rankings

KPMG was selected as a result of nearly 6,500 votes cast by readers, and was among approximately 565 businesses nominated for favorite vendors in 94 categories, including the areas of Technology, Research, Litigation Consulting, Accounting, Banking, Insurance, Financial Services, Litigation Support, Education, Law Firm Marketing & Communications, ADR & Mediation, and Recruiting & Staffing.

From data technology products and banking services, to law firm marketing and legal research, the Best of The National Law Journal Readers Rankings showcase the firms that prevailed among their competitors in providing essential services in today's legal market.

About KPMG LLP

KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm (www.kpmg.com/us), is the U.S. member firm of KPMG International Cooperative ("KPMG International"). KPMG International's member firms have 155,000 professionals, including more than 8,600 partners, in 155 countries.

CONTACT: Mark Bonacci KPMG LLP 201-307-8188 mbonacci@kpmg.comSource:KPMG LLP