Exponent, Inc. (Exponent) is a science and engineering consulting firm that provides solutions to complex problems. The Company’s services include analysis of products, people, property, processes and finances related to litigation, product recall, regulatory compliance, research, development and design. Exponent serves clients in automotive, aviation, chemical, construction, consumer products, energy, government, health, insurance, manufacturing, technology and other sectors. Exponent provides engineering and scientific consulting services to clients around the world. Its services offerings are provided on a project-by-project basis. As of December 31, 2010, the Company operated 23 practices and centers, including biomechanics, biomedical engineering, buildings and structures, civil engineering, construction consulting, defense technology development, ecological and biological sciences, electrical and semiconductors, engineering management consulting, environmental and earth sciences.