Conducting An Internal Investigation: Potential Legal Pitfalls and Pointers to Reduce Legal Risks



The legal industry continues to forecast an increased need for organizations to conduct internal investigations. Internal investigations are needed to address allegations in many areas including government fraud and False Claims Act issues; breaches of codes of ethics or internal policies; harassment and other employment concerns; and violations of state and federal laws in regulated industries. Indeed, government oversight and enforcement authorities expect companies to investigate allegations or suspicions of wrongdoing. However, there are a number of ways for an organization to trip up and exacerbate a potential issue, create legal liability where none existed or waste limited resources. Learn how a well conducted investigation can significantly reduce an organization’s legal liability and set the tone for the organization going forward. Join Butch Hulse and Donna McElroy as they address best practices:

  • Defining the Scope of the Investigation: When, Who and How
  • Developing the Work Plan
  • Conducting Effective Witness Interviews
  • Establishing and Protecting Attorney-Client Privilege
  • Publishing the Results: To Whom, How
  • Other Practical Considerations: Potential Legal Pitfalls and Pointers to Reduce Legal Risks

Speakers: Butch Hulse, Member, Dykema Cox Smith; Donna K. McElroy, Member, Dykema Cox Smith

Tuesday, June 12, 2018
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. CST

Lunch served 30 minutes prior to beginning of presentation

Dykema Cox Smith
Weston Centre
112 E. Pecan Street, Suite 1800
San Antonio, TX 78205

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Parking: Complimentary guest parking is available only in the Upper Level Parking Garage of the Weston Centre accessible from Soledad Street. Parking ticket will be validated at the event.  

Please contact Donna Rogers at 210.554.5467 or if you have questions.

CLE accreditation is anticipated for California, Illinois and Texas. We provide Uniform Certificates of Attendance and jurisdiction-specific information for those licensed in other jurisdictions. HRCI eligibility will be determined after the program. If HRCI accredited, we provide Certificates of Attendance to all attendees.