Category Archives: internal investigation

A Podcast About Representing Executives in Internal Investigations Featuring . . . Me

Sometimes I’m asked whether this blog has led to clients. That’s a hard question to answer. The simple answer is probably no. I don’t write this blog for SEO purposes, and I don’t write it for the person-on-the-street. Most of … Continue reading

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What To Do With Notes from an Internal Investigation? Court Says Big Firm’s Methods Were “Gamesmanship”

When I was a brand-new associate at a big firm, I volunteered to work on an internal investigation into accounting irregularities at a public company. I knew nothing about internal investigations. Before we started interviewing employees, a partner explained the … Continue reading

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When Criminal Law and the First Amendment Meet: Can Internal Investigation Reports Be Defamation?

At the end of an internal investigation, outside counsel frequently prepares a written report. That written report may be for the Board of Directors only or it may be passed along to the Department of Justice. In the report, the … Continue reading

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