Internal Investigations

Shipkevich attorneys have a robust track record of successfully navigating internal investigations domestically and abroad. Our multi-disciplinary and cross-border team can assist clients in:

  • Minimizing collateral damage
  • Limiting government imposed sanctions
  • Restoring investor assurance
  • Resolving class actions swiftly

Without professional counsel, such matters can cause damage an organization and lead to criminal charges. We know the importance of conducting thorough yet discreet investigations that enable our client learn what, if anything, has happened, and how to respond.

We work closely with our clients to meet their needs and find the best approach to avoid harmful ramifications. Our firm has the expertise to handle sensitive matters swiftly and discreetly providing cost-effective strategies. We understand what is at stake for a company’s brand and image if these allegations are not addressed quickly by experienced professionals.

Our Experienced Team Works Quickly Towards Resolution

An organization has an invested interest in their employees following company protocols and standards to avoid misconduct. Often times these cases require professional counsel and our firm has experience dealing with whistleblowers, cooperating with a governmental agency, and remedial measures for employees involved. A corporation may also conduct internal investigations when a complaint is lodged for a variety of allegations. Whether an employer is interested in their personnel adhering to policies or standards, or if a complaint has been lodged against an employee or company over a serious issue, an experienced team of attorneys can quickly resolve the crisis.

Provide Counsel to Boards and Investors

Shipkevich professionals have substantial experience providing counsel to boards and investors concerning numerous investigations including:

  • Antitrust
  • Accounting fraud
  • Insider trading
  • Executive improprieties
  • Government contracting fraud,
  • Money laundering.

It is essential for a company to respond to such a crisis in a responsible manner in order to avoid loss in productivity, business interruptions, or trust in confidence.

Outside Investigations

Shipkevich law firm has the expertise to occasionally handle outside investigations effectively and provide necessary guidance. Even the most responsible corporations are met with investigations from outside entities. Whether conducted by federal agencies or other regulatory organizations, an outside investigation must be met with a plan and strategy. If not addressed correctly, the repercussions of legal liability include legal fees, increased costs, and even corporate criminal prosecution. 

Shipkevich will take the lead to make sure our clients have all possible obtainable information to make the best decisions. We work closely with our clients to implement a strategy that resolves all allegations. We respond to outside investigations with the confidence of our experienced team of attorneys that will focus on our client’s needs and restore their daily business.

Outside investigation services our legal professionals provide include:

  • Corporate Governance
  • Whistleblower and other similar investigations related to Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
  • Indemnification
  • Employee misconduct or fraud
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Civil litigation
  • Audit related investigations
  • Special Litigation Committees (SLC) in a Shareholder Derivative Litigation
  • Mergers and Acquisition Transaction Diligence