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Ankura Senior Director, Healthcare Disputes (Data Analytics) in Washington, District Of Columbia

Ankura is a team of excellence founded on innovation and growth.

Practice Overview

A recognized leader in healthcare litigation support, Ankura’s Healthcare Disputes team combines unparalleled clinical, technical and operational experience with the financial, economic, analytical expertise that healthcare clients and their legal counsel rely upon to successfully navigate complex matters. Our team has developed unparalleled expertise of the specific processes, systems and data used by the healthcare industry’s largest payers and providers. We offer unique insights and complex analytical offerings for our clients that reveals how this information impacts legal disputes that these companies may be facing. We combine in-depth operational, compliance, and clinical industry knowledge with exceptional data analytics, information-gathering, and forensic skills — enabling us to help client and counsel assess and quantify the potential impact of a dispute.

Role Overview

Senior Director will support the Healthcare Disputes team within Ankura’s Disputes & Economics practice - one of seven practices focused on client delivery services across the Firm. Senior Director will use data analytics skills and project management capabilities to develop custom solutions for clients facing high-profile and complex commercial disputes in a fast-paced environment.


The successful candidate would be assigned to various projects where he/she would perform the following types of activities: 

  • Direct and review the development of analytical models leveraging relational database software, high level programming languages, complex spreadsheets, and other analytical tools;

  • Supervise and conduct data gathering activities, document review, and quality control of data assessment;

  • Supervise and motivate a team of consultants;

  • Responsible for engagement planning and managing/building client relationships;

  • Prepare client communications, both written and oral, for senior level review; and,

  • Act as a mentor and supervisor to Associate and Senior Associate professionals.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university in business, finance, economics, data analytics, or related discipline;

  • 7+ years of experience in litigation/disputes consulting, or other data driven consulting roles providing forensic and disputes work;

  • Strong understanding of the legal and regulatory issues that could affect an organization;

  • Familiarity with the analysis of healthcare financial / operational data sets;

  • Strong proficiency using database and data modeling tools (e.g. SQL, Python, R, SAS, etc.)

  • Ability to understand the importance of and maintain the privilege and confidentiality of attorney-client communications;

  • Past experience supervising junior consultants or entry-level professionals. 

  • Strong project management skills;

  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects;

  • Commitment to quality and working within a team;

  • Effective oral and written communication skills; and,

  • Ability and willingness to travel.

Ankura is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment where mutual respect and collaboration is paramount. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, protected veteran status, national origin, or any other legally protected status.

Ankura Consulting Group, LLC is an independent global expert services and advisory firm that delivers services and end-to-end solutions to help clients at critical inflection points related to change, risk, disputes, finance, performance, distress, and transformation. The Ankura team consists of more than 1,500 professionals in more than 30 offices globally who are leaders in their respective fields and areas of expertise. Collaborative lateral thinking, hard-earned experience, expertise, and multidisciplinary capabilities drive results and Ankura is unrivaled in its ability to assist clients to Protect, Create, and Recover Value . For more information, please visit: