Deirdre Del Re is a Managing Director at Ankura Consulting Group and is based in Los Angeles, CA. Ms. Del Re specializes in strategic theme development, information design and presentation delivery of evidence for use in trials, arbitrations and mediations. She has developed compelling visual communication solutions for the litigation community for 30 years. Ms. Del Re has consulted with experts, attorneys and corporate clients on hundreds of matters in the U.S. and abroad.
Ms. Del Re is a member of Ankura Consulting’s Visual Communications team and leads the firm’s West Coast activity for that practice. Her skills in the art of visual storytelling apply to a broad range of cases in the following areas: contract and royalty disputes in entertainment and bio-technology; environmental contamination; false advertising; fraud; food labeling; insurance coverage; patent; personal injury; product liability; trademark/tradedress; and toxic tort.
Prior to joining Ankura Consulting, Ms. Del Re was a Managing Director with FTI Consulting in Los Angeles. She was a leader in FTI’s national Trial Services practice and had a key role in developing substantial relationships with law firms and corporate clients. While at FTI, she managed engagements that garnered national attention and note-worthy verdicts and awards for her clients.
Ms. Del Re led activity in Energy and Environmental matters for her practice. In this capacity, she managed teams on large, multi-defense engagements and worked closely with experts in the following disciplines: accounting; bio-technology; construction; epidemiology; geology; hematology; hydrogeology; human health risk and industrial hygiene; petrochemical manufacturing; regulatory; toxicology; and vapor mitigation.
Ms. Del Ré spent nearly a decade with PHB Hagler Bailly (formerly Freeman & Mills), a global economic consulting firm, as a Litigation Consultant. In this capacity, she worked on matters related to forensic accounting, banking, fraud, environmental contamination, superfund site insurance allocation, and white collar crime.
Ms. Del Re began her litigation consulting career as a medical illustrator and spent the early years of her career as an Illustrator/Designer at Los Angeles-based Graphic Evidence, and later as creative director/principal at Los Angeles-based Exhibit ‘A’ Trial Graphics.
Ms. Del Re majored in the Drawing and Painting Program at UCLA and received a BFA in Illustration and Certification as a bio-medical Illustrator from California State University at Long Beach.