Lisa Dane

Vice President
Lisa Q. Dane | Risk Investigations & Analytics | Charles River Associates

Ms. Dane is a vice president in the Risk, Investigations & Analytics Practice at CRA. She has over 25 years of experience in the field of white collar investigations including fraud and corruption, asset tracing, business intelligence, due diligence, and litigation support for law firms and multi-national companies.

Working closely with attorneys, data analysts, forensic accountants, and computer forensics specialists, Ms. Dane has led numerous global investigations of Ponzi schemes, FCPA matters, asset recovery, internal fraud, activist issues, and reputational due diligence of individuals and entities in sensitive pre-transaction matters.

Ms. Dane also has distinct expertise in pioneering the application of social media analytics to gather intelligence in various types of investigations and litigation support matters by using specialized software that uncovers social media connections between individuals as well as relevant commentary that may prove pivotal in a matter.

Prior to joining CRA, Ms. Dane was a Senior Managing Director and Co-Leader of a business advisory firm’s Global Risk & Investigations Practice, as well as a senior leader of an international professional services firm’s Business Intelligence Services practice.

Lisa serves as co-chair of CRA’s Pro Bono Committee. She also leads CRA’s pro bono efforts for Sanctuary for Families, New York’s leading service provider and advocate for survivors of domestic violence and serves as a member of their Legal Advisory Council.

Selected engagements

  • 01
    Global asset identification
    In conjunction with outside counsel for an investment firm client, CRA was engaged on a large-scale asset recovery investigation spanning multiple countries in...
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  • 02
    Investigation of business owner defaulting on millions of dollars
    CRA was retained by a financing firm to investigate the background and asset profile of a business owner operating in North and South America who had defaulted...
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  • 03
    Retail business partners misappropriated $20M out of joint venture
    CRA was hired by a law firm representing an Asian-based client in a retail business whose US business partners misappropriated over $20M out of their joint...
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