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Stradley Ronon Attorneys Offer Internal Investigation Best Practices for Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey HR Resources Council

September 29, 2023
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PHILADELPHIA – Stradley Ronon Partner Ashley E. Shapiro and Associate Melissa L. Perry presented to an audience of human resources professionals at the Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey.

Their presentation, “Internal Investigations: Avoiding Legal Pitfalls and Best Practices,” discussed the importance of conducting and managing internal investigations. Topics included risk assessment, confidentiality and privilege issues, gathering documentation and when to use outside legal counsel for assistance.

Shapiro focuses her practice on white-collar criminal defense, internal investigations and corporate compliance matters, and has significant experience across Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York. Her work spans a range of sectors, including health care and life sciences, higher education, financial services and environmental and energy. Shapiro’s matters often include allegations of political/public corruption, health care fraud, Medicare/Medicaid fraud, wire fraud, bank fraud, tax violations and RICO.

Perry represents corporate and institutional clients in all types of litigation, including employment and labor, educational issues, complex commercial, government investigations and appellate matters. She regularly advises local, regional and national entities regarding hiring, compliance, internal investigations, harassment and discrimination prevention, employee departures and theft of trade secrets and proprietary material.

About Stradley Ronon
Counseling clients since 1926, Stradley Ronon has helped private and public companies – from small businesses to Fortune 500 corporations – achieve their goals by providing pragmatic, value-driven legal counsel. With offices in eight strategic locations, our responsive team of more than 200 attorneys seamlessly addresses the full spectrum of our clients’ needs, ranging from sophisticated corporate transactions to complex commercial litigation.

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