Law firms are often engaged by corporate clients when specific threats
escalate or events have occurred. Law firms, in turn, engage IRI to
undertake investigations, among other services, including
IRI often assists with product liability claims reviews,
financial fraud investigations, and other investigations associated
with various stages of litigation.
Especially since the advent of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of
2002 and newly imposed requirements demanding the investigation
of alleged financial
improprieties, IRI acts as an investigation
resource for law firms who find themselves in the position of "independent
counsel" in the context
of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act provisions.