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Diane Citrino, Esq. is featured in the March 2016 NE Ohio's Best Lawyers and published "Giving Credit Where It's Due."


Allison West,  a Ninth Circuit and California Workplace Investigator with WIG, has been invited to speak at the SHRM Annual Conference on "The Top Ten Things You Need to Know When Investigating High-Level Executives"


Lorene Schaefer was cited in the book "Boost Your Team's Productivity by Resolving Workplace Conflict" and was interviewed in January 2016 by Corporate Counse magazine regarding CalTech's internal harassment invesitgation.



The EEOC invited Workplace Investigations Group's President, Lorene Schaefer, to its D.C. headquarters to provide expert testimony on how to improve its investigation and conciliation processes. Her written testimony can be read on the EEOC's site by clicking here.

You can also download a pdf copy of her written testimony.
EEOC Written Testimony.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [130.6 KB]

Qualifications Criteria and Responsibilities for Members of the WIG Directory of Attorney Workplace Investigators


The only one of its kind, Workplace Investigations Group (WIG) now has a nation-wide directory of attorney workplace investigators with solid backgrounds in employment law. WIG provides a directory of Attorneys who provide Workplace Investigation services throughout the nation who have the necessary credentials, time and ability to conduct impartial and objective investigations and to testify about their investigative process and factual findings if litigation ensues. Click here to access our directory. 


Many member of WIG's Directory can also be retained by plaintiff or defense counsel to serve as expert trial witnesses to review the record of evidence developed by the attorneys during the discovery period of the litigation, assess the employer's conduct, and provide their expert report reflecting their opinions.

WIG's Directory Qualifications Criteria

To be considered for inclusion in the WIG Directory of Attorney Workplace Investigators applicants must meet or exceed the following qualification criteria:

  • Minimum of 10 years experience in employment law.
  • J.D. from an accredited law school.
  • Have professional liability insurance.
  • Experience in conducting 10+ internal workplace investigations or comparable relevant experience or training.  
  • Be an attorney in good standing in at least one jurisdiction.                                 

Responsibilities of WIG Attorney Investigators


All of the attorney workplace investigators included in the WIG Directory of Expert Workplace Investigators have agreed to support their responsibilities to the professional and impartial workplace investigations process and the parties that they serve. The responsibilities inherent in the role of a professional and impartial workplace investigator include:

  • Impartiality
  • Commitment to impartiality and objectivity.
  • Ability to evaluate and apply legal and business principles.
  • Judgment and Reputation
  • Held in the highest regard by peers for integrity, fairness and good judgment.
  • Dedicated to upholding the Guiding Principles of the Association of Workplace Investigators.
  • Ability to thoroughly and impartially evaluate witnesses and other information obtained during the investigation.

Being listed in the WIG Directory does not create any employment or agency relationship with WIG.


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If you wish to be considered for inclusion in the WIG Directory of Professional and Attorney Workplace Investigators, please review the application by clicking here or by contacting Alex at .  Renewing members should click here.

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2016 Directory of Featured WIG Investigators
This downloadable directory contains extended biographies of featured investigators and informative articles and templates.
2016 Directory.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [2.1 MB]
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