In his contributed article for Crunchbase News titled “What Executives Can Learn From Theranos About Individual Legal Representation,” Partner Michael Warren looks at the perils facing an executive from a workplace investigation. He says, “The stakes … may be great given the potential implications of the outcome on an executive’s career and reputation,” acknowledging Elizabeth Holmes of Theranos as a recent example.
Michael lists a few key reasons executives should retain their own attorney during an investigation, including the need to weigh company interests against the executive’s and to prepare an exit strategy. He concludes: “While most executives will never experience a formal workplace investigation during their careers, if the time comes, it pays to have a dedicated advocate by your side to guide and protect your individual interests through the process.”
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