In today’s society, the importance of ethical behavior, the adherence to a corporate culture of compliance, and respect for others have become pillars of any successful organization. However, complaints of impropriety or workplace misconduct have become more widespread. Allegations of harassment, intimidation, retaliation, and ethical violations, along with other serious employment misconduct, often dominate the headlines. Once the allegations are raised, an organization must immediately and carefully assess the financial, legal, and social impact posed by such allegations, as well as formulate an effective strategy to manage the situation. A confidential independent investigation by a skilled, experienced, and unbiased lawyer is an entity’s best response to ascertain the extent of the liability, mitigate potential damages, and insulate the organization and leadership against further allegations.
Types of Investigations (non-exclusive):