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Sample Projects

Law firms, public agencies, bankruptcy trustees and business trade associations have sought Dan’s help over the years.

Sample work assignments:

  • Investigated a $26-million state contract to expand an irrigation canal in Eastern Washington. Deliverable: A report examining the legislative history of the project. Identified lapses in construction oversight procedures.
  • Conducted ethics investigations for a school district. Deliverables: Fact-finding reports to the district’s chief auditor and ethics officer that examined allegations received on the district’s ethics “hotline.”
  • Analyzed a school district’s residency requirements for high school athletics and specialized academic programs. Deliverable: A preliminary risk assessment that examined the district’s policies and enforcement procedures.
  • Served as special counsel to a federal bankruptcy trustee seeking to recover assets. Analyzed bank records and examined insider transactions. Deliverables: Legal memoranda and other work products examining irregular transactions shortly before the filing of the bankruptcy petition. 
  • Examined the management decisions of the Bonneville Power Administration (“BPA”), a federal power marketing agency in Portland, Oregon. Identified sole-source contracts awarded without competitive bidding. Deliverables: Detailed fact-finding reports that identified conflicts-of-interest and other irregularities.

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