John F. Fullerton, III, Member of the Firm in the Employment, Labor & Workforce Management practice, in the firm’s New York office, was quoted in Super Lawyers, in “When and How to Do an Internal Investigation,” by Nancy Henderson.

Following is an excerpt:

A few years ago, when government regulators suspected a global automotive supplier of violating the Clean Air Act, the company quickly responded, “Everything’s fine.” …

Never underestimate the importance of a proper internal investigation, whether it’s prompted by an employee complaint or a government inquiry, say the attorneys who routinely conduct them. If, for instance, a supervisor’s behavior is damaging employee morale and productivity, an investigation could get to the bottom of it and pave the way for corrective measures. What’s more, says John Fullerton, an attorney at Epstein Becker & Green in New York City, “If somebody is doing something illegal, I as the business owner want to know about it so I can nip it in the bud and I don’t wind up in litigation.”

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