Independent Fact Investigation
Arnold & Clifford LLP, is a Columbus, Ohio, law firm that also serves the Cleveland, Cincinnati and Dayton areas. We focus on trial practice for both individuals and corporate clients, in both state and federal courts, including independent fact investigations.
Companies and nonprofit organizations facing serious internal or external claims of wrongdoing, legal violations or other damaging allegations increasingly retain an experienced third-party investigator to interview witnesses, unearth and preserve evidence, and arrive at objective and supportable conclusions. Responsible organizations initiate expert, high-credibility investigations for their own protection, and to assist them in determining the truth and managing critical public and stakeholder relations. Our legal team has decades of experience in conducting and overseeing complex, high-profile investigations.
Experienced Third-Party Investigators For Your Organization
These investigations can be directed by boards, general counsel, the CEO, other senior executives or by outside counsel, so that the investigation will be conducted free of any perceived bias and the investigator can testify as a fact witness as necessary. Using an attorney from Arnold & Clifford LLP, as your third-party fact-finder ensures the investigation is conducted with intelligence, seasoned understanding of the applicable law and minimal disruption of your business.
The lawyers at our firm have conducted sensitive investigations across the country in many areas, including:
- Allegations of criminal activity
- Data theft
- Harassment and discrimination
- Employee misconduct
- Fraud or financial wrongdoing
- Conflicts of interest
- Product failures
- Whistleblower claims
- Incidents involving serious injury or death
- Regulatory agency claims
- Ethics violations
- Due diligence