Orange County Business Journal article by Smith Dickson: “Fraud Investigations and Litigation Support for General Counsel” (October 16, 2017)

General counsel, whether in-house or outside counsel, often find themselves dealing with fraud in their businesses. Recent Examples: A company’s CEO suspected that something was wrong because the business was continually under-performing in profitability. He suspected that someone in the accounting department was committing financial crimes, so he needed evidence to not only prove wrongdoing but also to stop the behavior.