Corporations, non-profit organizations, and public institutions, both large and small alike, are encountering growing scrutiny from federal, state, and local government agencies, which are becoming less and less tolerant of mistakes. Such organizations are also facing increased litigation brought about by private parties. A rapid yet careful evaluation of the facts involved is one of the most effective methods for an organization to protect itself.
Chamberlain Hrdlicka’s internal investigation team investigates allegations of wrongdoing on behalf of public and private companies and institutions, corporate committees, audit committees, and individual officers and directors throughout the world. Based on these investigations, our team provides comprehensive assessments of criminal and civil exposure and advises on potential responses.
Our team consists of attorneys formerly from the U.S. Department of Justice and state prosecutor and public defender offices, as well as experienced corporate advisors and litigators, making us well-positioned to investigate a wide array of subject matters.
White Collar and Regulatory Investigations
As one of the leading tax firms in the country, Chamberlain Hrdlicka possesses the talent and resources necessary to thoroughly investigate any tax or financial or white-collar criminal matter. Our objective is to investigate and provide advice concerning any possible misconduct within a corporation with as little disruption to business as possible.
Chamberlain Hrdlicka’s internal investigation team is well positioned to address client internal investigation needs concerning a wide array of subject matters including but not limited to the following:
- Anti-Money Laundering
- Antitrust – Criminal
- Environmental – Civil and Criminal
- False Claims Act
- Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
- Government Contracts and Procurement Fraud
- Healthcare Fraud
- Public Corruption
- Securities – Civil and Criminal
- Federal and State Tax – Criminal and Civil
Labor and Employment Investigations
Chamberlain Hrdlicka’s experienced attorneys conduct internal investigations to help companies and other organizations identify and resolve workplace issues that pose a threat to business operations. Employment and Labor Investigations include allegations of:
- Civil Rights Violations and Discrimination
- Workplace Violence
- Internal Theft
- Wage and Hour Claims
Title IX Investigations
Our Title IX attorneys are experienced, independent investigators in matters relating to sexual or gender-based harassment, sexual assault, and interpersonal violence, involving students and employees at colleges and universities. We are committed to ensuring that Title IX investigations on campus are handled professionally and thoroughly.
As independent investigators, our attorneys conduct comprehensive and impartial interviews, gather evidence, and issue findings, while respecting the sensitivity of each individual case and ensuring compliance with Title IX legislation. Chamberlain Hrdlicka’s legal investigators are trained to remain consistently fair and nonjudgmental throughout an investigation, while equipping campus administration with the information necessary to implement and maintain an appropriate response to the case in question. We abide by the most up-to-date procedures for colleges and universities regarding Title IX compliance, as specified by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR).
Seminars & Presentations
- Catherine Berryman presents on conducting fair Title IX investigations for colleges and universities