Civil Government Investigations

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Guiding clients through civil government investigations

Our civil government investigation experience spans federal and state agencies including the U.S. Department of Defense, the Department of the Army, the Department of the Air Force, the Department of the Navy, the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency, the Employee Benefits Security Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs of the U.S. Department of Labor, the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Labor Relations Board, the Colorado Department of Transportation, and the California Department of Industrial Relations. These investigations have arisen under laws and regulations including the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (“ERISA”), the Davis-Bacon Act, the Service Contract Act, the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”), Title VII, state equal employment opportunity and anti-discrimination laws, and the Federal Acquisition Regulation (“FAR”), as well as other regulations and policies. We approach investigations with a commitment to both protecting our clients’ interests and demonstrating respect for the investigating agency’s mission.

Specifically, we have:

  • Advised clients on the investigatory process.
  • Engaged with investigators to limit the scope of the investigation.
  • Negotiated with investigators to narrow the scope of document requests.
  • Responded to document and information requests to agency satisfaction.
  • Prepared and represented witnesses in investigatory interviews.
  • Engaged with investigators to reach voluntary resolutions.
  • Prepared written responses and submissions for consideration by deciding officials.
  • Represented clients in administrative hearings and before various boards.

To get in touch with our Civil Government Investigations team, please click the yellow 'Start the Conversations' tab at the top of the page. We look forward to hearing from you!

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