Peggy Daley is a Managing Director in the Chicago office of Duff & Phelps, LLC and is part of the Dispute and Legal Management Consulting group. She is the Co-Chair of the firm’s Global Electronic Discovery & Investigations practice group.
Peggy has over 20 years of experience in investigations, electronic discovery, dispute resolution and regulatory compliance for multinational corporations in a variety of industries. She has conducted investigations on behalf of Boards of Directors, senior executives and outside counsel, typically under circumstances requiring disclosure to relevant regulatory and law enforcement authorities. In addition to conducting and documenting high profile international money laundering, financial fraud, asset search and due diligence investigations, she also assists clients in designing and implementing enhanced internal controls and compliance policies and procedures. Peggy has conducted investigations in Latin America, Asia, Europe and throughout North America.
Ms. Daley recently led the investigation into whistleblower allegations of inaccurate reporting of LSAT and GPA data to credentialing entities by the University of Illinois School of Law. Other recent engagements include leading the technology team supporting the Examiner in the Lehman Brother’s bankruptcy and leading multiple computer forensic investigations relating to the theft of trade secrets. She also conducted investigations on behalf of Special Committees of medical device and pharmaceutical companies into the backdating of stock options. She also recently oversaw a Transaction Review on behalf of a global private bank subject to a Cease and Desist Order relating to anti-money laundering reporting and compliance failures. Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, Peggy was a corporate defense attorney at prominent national law firms and also served as a General Counsel at a global security and litigation consulting firm.
Peggy is a nationally recognized expert in conducting investigations and is often published and quoted in the national press in articles relating to the conduct of internal investigations and corporate compliance. She has extensive experience in speaking to national and local bar and trade associations on investigative and compliance issues, including the American Bar Association Litigation and Criminal Justice Section meetings, the AICPA fraud conference and the American Bankruptcy Institute.