Conducting sensitive investigations of workplace misconduct
In this Insights, Hanna Gorelick, Samantha Salkin, and Elaine Wood describe the unique nature of conducting sensitive investigations and how a company handles...
Samantha Salkin is a principal in the Risk, Investigations & Analytics Practice of CRA. She has directed numerous investigations into claims of civil and criminal misconduct throughout the world.
Ms. Salkin and her staff have developed policies and procedures, provided training and conducted sensitive investigations into a myriad of issues to include complex kickback schemes, embezzlement, OFAC/AML matters, sexual assault and harassment cases, and fraud.
In her current role, she oversees and conducts various investigations, including multi-million-dollar construction fraud and grand larceny matters in the corporate environment, OFAC/AML sanctions investigations and litigation support matters for law firms and multinational organizations.
Ms. Salkin began her professional career as a child protection investigator with the Florida Department of Children and Families, where she responded to, and determined the validity of allegations of abuse, neglect and abandonment. She interviewed the alleged victims and perpetrators, as well as medical professionals, teachers, and neighbors. Ms. Salkin then spent several years as an investigative analyst at New York County District Attorney’s Office, focusing on homicide and sexual assault cases. There, she developed background profiles of victims, defendants, and witnesses and assisted the attorneys in analyzing the evidence and questioning witnesses.