Nonprofits Are Tapping Outside Firms to Conduct Internal Probes


Michael Peregrine said it is “a brave new world” for nonprofit and cultural organizations that seek law firm help to investigate internal sexual harassment allegations. While law firms have long conducted such investigations, doing so in today’s wave of sexual-misconduct allegations raises new questions about what to look for, how far to dig and how to handle conduct that isn’t illegal but has a negative effect on workplace culture, Mr. Peregrine said.