Deirdre Del Re
Managing Director

Litigation Visual Communication; Strategic Case & Theme Development

Deirdre Del Re is a Managing Director at Ankura who specializes in strategic theme development, information design and presentation, and delivery of evidence and demonstratives for trials, arbitrations, and mediations. She has developed compelling visual communication solutions for the litigation community for over 30 years and has consulted with experts, attorneys, and corporate clients on hundreds of matters in the US and abroad. She is based in Los Angeles.

  • Experience

    Deirdre is a member of Ankura’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 areas of contract and royalty disputes in entertainment and biotechnology; environmental contamination; false advertising; fraud; food labeling; insurance coverage; patents; personal injury; product liability; trademark/trade dress; and toxic tort. Her experience with complex, multiparty matters alongside experts in various disciplines has allowed Deirdre to hone her skills in organizing and managing complex, voluminous data and converting it into easily understood visuals.

    Prior to joining Ankura, Deirdre 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 there, she managed engagements that garnered national attention and noteworthy verdicts and awards for her clients.
    Deirdre led activity in energy and environmental matters for her practice. In this capacity, she managed teams on large, multidefense engagements and worked closely with experts in a variety of disciplines, including accounting, biotechnology, construction, epidemiology, geology, hematology, human health risk and industrial hygiene, hydrogeology, petrochemical manufacturing, regulatory matters, toxicology, and vapor mitigation.

    Deirdre spent nearly a decade as a litigation consultant with PHB Hagler Bailly (formerly Freeman & Mills), a global economic consulting firm. In this capacity, she worked on matters related to forensic accounting, banking, fraud, environmental contamination, superfund site insurance allocation, and white-collar crime.

    Deirdre began her litigation consulting career as a medical illustrator and spent the early years of her career as an illustrator/designer at several Los Angeles-based litigation graphics firms.

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