Increasingly, general counsel, management and boards of directors confront claims of alleged wrongdoing, ethical violations or other forms of misconduct on the part of the company, its employees or agents. Whether these allegations are leveled by a whistleblower, shareholder or employee, or are identified through a compliance program or regulatory inquiry, lawyers on the White Collar Defense and Investigations team are ready to assist.
We conduct prompt and diligent investigations of the claims and issues at play, and offer advice and counsel to management, boards of directors and board committees regarding what occurred and next steps. Our investigations routinely require the resolution of complex factual issues and involve local, national and, in some cases, international components. Some of these investigations have included: