Investigations

Our clients need an experienced, detailed professional to assist them with a sensitive matter.

We have the experience necessary to conduct impartial investigations that are prompt, fair and thorough. Our investigation process is objective, and all participants, including the complainant, respondent and witnesses, are treated with respect.

We are responsive to our clients’ needs throughout the investigation and easily accessible for questions about the process.

We regularly conduct workplace investigations for the public sector, private employers and educational institutions.

We are experienced and adept at analyzing evidence, assessing party and witness credibility and providing well-substantiated factual findings. Our reports are comprehensive and easy to read. We also work with our clients to ensure that the format of the report is appropriate for its needs, whether a full report, memorandum of issues presented, or board synopsis

Most important, our reports are designed to provide our clients with the critical information they need to address the issue at hand once the investigation is complete.

Our investigation experience includes claims involving:

  • Discrimination (all protected classes)
  • Harassment (all protected classes)
  • Retaliation
  • Bullying
  • Whistleblower complaints
  • Management concerns
  • Matters that fall under the POBR and FBOR
  • Policy violations
  • Workplace climate surveys/assessments

Our attorneys are specifically trained to conduct sensitive Title IX investigations. We have extensive experience interviewing complainants and respondents in sexual assault claims and use trauma-informed interview techniques. We also investigate other aspects of sex-based discrimination in education such as sexual harassment and abusive conduct.

Our background and experience allow us to adeptly gather and analyze evidence, assess party and witness credibility, provide well-substantiated factual findings and, if requested, apply the institution’s policies to those findings.

Our reports are comprehensive, easy to read and designed to provide the institution with a critical tool to address the issue at hand.

We investigate issues relating to misconduct in educational institutions. Our investigations involve all members of the institution’s community including minors, students, employees, elected officials and members of the public.

Our background and experience allow us to skillfully gather and analyze evidence, assess party and witness credibility, provide well-substantiated factual findings and, if requested, apply the institution’s policies to those findings.

Our reports are comprehensive, easy to read and designed to provide the institution with a critical tool to address the issue at hand.

Our investigation experience applies to:

  • Private and public schools, K-12
  • Community Colleges
  • Universities, both public and private
  • Job-training programs
  • Trade schools