The Risk, Investigations & Analytics (RIA) Practice executes large, multijurisdictional and multidisciplinary investigative, compliance, and disputes assignments for clients. These complex matters often require sophisticated data analytics tools combined with unique investigative capabilities and deep subject matter expertise integrated into a single team for efficient delivery of services. Our team is comprised of former federal and state prosecutors and law enforcement officials, former intelligence officers and analysts, data scientists, white collar criminal investigators, forensic accountants, risk and compliance specialists, and damages experts.
Our ability to collect and analyze disparate and voluminous data sets from internal and external sources, including electronic communications and transactions, public records in multiple languages, social media, and human intelligence, allows us to identify and examine legal, reputational and commercial risk on behalf of law firms, financial institutions, multinational corporations, regulatory authorities, NGO’s and other organizations worldwide.
- Fraud & corruption investigations
- Data analytics
- Independent monitorships
- Litigation support & expert testimony
- Due diligence/Business intelligence
- Post-acquisition disputes
- Asset tracing
- Social media analytics
- Theft of trade secrets/IP disputes
- Anti-money laundering/Financial crime advisory
- Compliance & risk assessments
- Account remediation
- Systems investigations
What do we look for in candidates?
The Risk, Investigations & Analytics (RIA) Practice consists of three primary areas of focus: Investigations, Analytics, and Disputes. Our team members have varied, complementary skill sets and backgrounds including former prosecutors and law enforcement officials, data scientists, former intelligence officers and analysts, attorneys, white collar criminal investigators, forensic accountants, risk management and compliance specialists, and damages experts.
Individuals seeking a full-time position within RIA would ideally have an undergraduate or higher degree in areas of study including but not limited to Business, Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Management Information Systems (MIS), Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Political Science, Sociology, History, English or International Relations. Candidates should be able to demonstrate strong interpersonal, communication, writing, and technical skills. Relevant work experience in one of the above three primary areas of expertise is beneficial, as is proficiency in another language.
Role of junior staff
Depending on experience, relevant skills and the nature of the client matter, junior staff will often work in multidisciplinary teams that require in-depth investigative research using various databases and other tools; quantitative analysis of financial transactions; the collection, organization and analysis of disparate data sets; and the preparation of detailed written reports.