In The Press July 01, 2021

Conducting Internal Investigations: An In-House Counsel’s Guide (Privacy & Cybersecurity Law Report)

Whether you are a director, or a member of an in-house legal, human resources, or internal audit team, there are sensitive scenarios that occur daily in companies and charitable organizations across industries that trigger the need for an internal investigation. This guide from Goodwin’s Complex Litigation & Dispute Resolution members Jennifer Chunias and Kate MacLeman sets forth a framework of best practices and key considerations for effective internal investigations, including special subject matter and industry-specific considerations; preserving the attorney-client privilege and attorney work product protection; the need for disclosure to and coordination with auditors, regulators, and others; and conducting investigations in the COVID-19 environment. Read the by-line in the Privacy & Cybersecurity Report here.