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Practical Law interviews partner Deirdre Daly about conducting internal investigations of workplace sexual harassment

October 30, 2020

Partner Deirdre Daly was interviewed about conducting sexual harassment internal investigations by Practical Law.  Deirdre addressed the issues that arise in investigations during the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the cultural shift after the #MeToo movement.  

“It is critical that companies ensure investigations are conducted independently and professionally, and that complainants have confidence in the independence, fairness, and thoroughness of these investigations,” Deirdre said. 

For the full interview click on this link.

Deirdre also spoke about the independent investigation that she led for Yale University which culminated in a detailed public report that the University cited for its “excellent recommendations.”

To learn more about the investigation, click here.

Deirdre is the chair of the litigation department at Finn Dixon & Herling.  She joined the firm after serving as the United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut and two decades working in the Department of Justice.  Today, her practice focuses on internal investigations, white collar criminal matters, SEC enforcement actions, and advising corporations on compliance issues.