SOURCE: UHY Advisors

October 08, 2007 11:40 ET

Philip Ratliff Named Managing Director in UHY Advisors' New York Office

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - October 8, 2007) - Philip Ratliff has joined UHY Advisors FLVS, Inc. as a managing director in the firm's New York office, according to Saul Solomon, national practice leader of the FLVS Group.

According to Solomon, Ratliff will head up the firm's litigation services practice in New York City and was recruited to further enhance UHY Advisors' growing team of professionals providing consulting services to companies facing litigation, fraud and forensic investigations, and potential internal investigations concerning the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).

UHY Advisors' Forensic, Litigation and Valuation Services (FLVS) Group is a national consulting practice that has been successfully working with law firms and the general counsel's office of private and public companies for more than 25 years to deliver a comprehensive package of services for litigation consulting, fraud and forensic services, and business valuation.

Prior to joining UHY Advisors, Ratliff was the national litigation practice leader for Protiviti, a regional litigation practice leader for BDO Seidman, a senior executive in the litigation practice for PHG, Inc., and a litigation consulting manager for Ernst & Young, LLP. He earned his bachelor of arts degree in commerce and business administration from the University of Alabama, and holds a number of professional memberships including those in the AICPA, ASCPA, GSCPA, ACFE and ABA.

"We're very pleased that Philip has agreed to join our litigation consulting team and will bring his deep background of professional experience to bear on the various challenges faced by our clients in the New York region," said Solomon. "In particular, Philip's expertise in managing and conducting forensic investigations will be a tremendous complement to our FCPA practice team, which now includes experienced professionals within UHY Advisors offices from coast to coast."

UHY Advisors, Inc. and its subsidiary entities have more than 1,300 professionals providing services from more than 30 offices across the United States. UHY Advisors, Inc. is ranked as the 13th largest professional services firm providing tax and business consulting in the country by Accounting Today. Attest services are performed through an alternative practice structure with UHY LLP, a licensed CPA firm.

UHY Advisors, Inc. and UHY LLP are independent U.S. members of Urbach Hacker Young International Limited. For additional information, please visit UHY Advisors' Web site at www.uhyadvisors-us.com.

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