Karen Patton Seymour, Nic Bourtin and Alex Willscher Author Counsel to Counsel Article on “Conducting a Credible Internal Investigation”

January 24, 2011

Ms. Seymour, Mr. Bourtin and Mr. Willscher co-wrote the article, “Conducting a Credible Internal Investigation,” published in the Winter 2010 issue of Counsel to Counsel. The article discussed conducting a successful internal investigation in a situation in which a multinational corporation has received allegations that one of its employees bribed an overseas official in order to win a government contract. The article offered steps for implementing such an investigation, from carrying out a preliminary assessment to determining whether to maintain privilege over historical legal advice and investigative work product.