Investigations of High-Level Employees and Executives
Navigating Complex Legal, Ethical and PR Issues in Internal and Government Investigations
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide guidance to employment counsel for identifying and addressing the legal and ethical issues that commonly arise when conducting internal investigations and managing government investigations of high-level employees or executives.
- Preparing for and conducting investigations
- Determining who should conduct the internal investigation
- Determining scope of investigation
- Interviewing the employee or executive
- Separate counsel for the employee or executive?
- Preserving privileges
- Confidentiality issues
- Public relations issues
- Post-investigation best practices
- Reporting results of investigation
- Remediation measures, including correcting the behavior of the employee or executive and continuing his/her employment
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What challenges do employers typically face when a high-level employee or executive is the subject of an investigation?
- What privileges are implicated in investigations of high-level employees and executives—and how can employers avoid compromising any protections under the law?
- What considerations should employment counsel take into account when determining appropriate remedial measures following an investigation?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Weston C. Loegering
He has represented clients in complex federal and state civil and criminal trials for more than 25 years. He has... | Read More
He has represented clients in complex federal and state civil and criminal trials for more than 25 years. He has handled all aspects of litigation involving business and government controversies, with a focus on matters involving federal and state agencies, including the SEC, IRS, and CMS.Close
Emily R. Schulman
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr
She has extensive experience representing companies, boards of directors and their committees, and individuals in... | Read More
She has extensive experience representing companies, boards of directors and their committees, and individuals in internal investigations, criminal litigation, government enforcement actions, and federal and state grand jury investigations involving allegations of health care fraud, false claims, economic fraud and securities violations.Close
Eric W. Sitarchuk
Partner; Chair White Collar and Corporate Investigations Practice
Morgan Lewis & Bockius
Mr. Sitarchuk represents clients in government investigations and white collar litigation. A veteran litigator and... | Read More
Mr. Sitarchuk represents clients in government investigations and white collar litigation. A veteran litigator and trial lawyer, he has represented clients in a wide variety of white collar criminal matters, False Claims Act and qui tam litigation, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other complex federal investigations, and investigations and litigation brought by state attorney general offices. Working with major corporations and institutions, boards of directors, audit committees, and government entities, Mr. Sitarchuk has conducted numerous internal investigations and advised on the creation and implementation of corporate compliance and ethics programs.Close
Clouse Dunn Khoshbin
He litigates complex employment issues, board of directors liability for employment practices, executive malfeasance... | Read More
He litigates complex employment issues, board of directors liability for employment practices, executive malfeasance and corporate ethics terminations. He has represented executives and employees in the first cases brought in the state and federal courts in Texas dealing with non-retaliation rights under a corporate code of ethics. He is Board Certified in Labor & Employment Law.Close