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Michael L. Buckner, Esquire

An attorney who provides clients with internal investigation, civil litigation, estate planning and compliance services.
Michael L. Buckner, Esquire has written 504 posts for

Tuesday’s Investigation Tips and Best Practices

Buckner continues its ongoing Tuesday series, Investigation Tips and Best Practices. The purpose of this resource is to assist professionals in the offices of general counsel, human resources, internal audit, compliance and other units with conducting internal investigations. This week’s entry is the following: Conduct a preliminary search of the records in your organization that relate … Continue reading

Tuesday’s Investigation Tips and Best Practices

Buckner continues its ongoing Tuesday series, Investigation Tips and Best Practices. The purpose of this resource is to assist professionals in the offices of general counsel, human resources, internal audit, compliance and other units with conducting internal investigations. This week’s entry is the following: Review your organization’s policies, procedures and protocols that relate to, or govern, … Continue reading

Tuesday’s Investigation Tips and Best Practices

Buckner continues its ongoing Tuesday series, Investigation Tips and Best Practices. The purpose of this resource is to assist professionals in the offices of general counsel, human resources, internal audit, compliance and other units with conducting internal investigations. This week’s entry is the following: Determine if your organization needs to implement immediate actions (e.g., reassignment, training, … Continue reading

Tuesday’s Investigation Tips and Best Practices

Buckner continues its ongoing Tuesday series, Investigation Tips and Best Practices. The purpose of this resource is to assist professionals in the offices of general counsel, human resources, internal audit, compliance and other units with conducting internal investigations. This week’s entry is the following: Conduct a comprehensive and prompt investigation. Not only do some laws (Title … Continue reading

Tuesday’s Investigation Tips and Best Practices

Buckner continues its ongoing Tuesday series, Investigation Tips and Best Practices. The purpose of this resource is to assist professionals in the offices of general counsel, human resources, internal audit, compliance and other units with conducting internal investigations. This week’s entry is the following: Develop the objectives and strategy for your internal investigation at the beginning … Continue reading

Broward County Bar Association Publishes Michael Buckner Article on Internal Investigation Policies

The Broward County Bar Association published “Lessons from College Sports Investigations: Internal Investigation Policies”, an article by Buckner president and shareholder Michael L. Buckner in the April 2016 issue of Barrister. Click here to read the article. Click here to read the April 2016 issue of the Barrister.

Buckner Releases the “NCAA Infractions Committees Review: Most Important Decisions from 2015” Webinar on YouTube

Buckner, an education and sports law firm, has posted its March 25, 2016, webinar, “NCAA Infractions Committees Review: Most Important Decisions from 2015” on the firm’s YouTube channel (click here to go to the webinar). The webinar provides guidance to university general counsel, athletics administrators and other higher-education professionals on the legal, administrative and compliance … Continue reading

Buckner Releases March 2016 Issue of “Internal Investigation Alert” Newsletter

Buckner, an education and sports law firm, has published the March 2016 issue of the Internal Investigation Alert newsletter. In this issue of the newsletter, Buckner provides the following complimentary resources: Checklist: “Internal Investigations: The First 72 Hours” Internal Investigation FAQ: What Order Should An Investigator Use to Conduct Interviews? Internal Investigation Case Law Update Video Blog: “Documenting Investigation Statements”. … Continue reading

Michael Buckner Quoted in Around the Rings Article on Snowboarder Lawsuit Against IOC

Buckner shareholder and president Michael L. Buckner was quoted in an October 2, 2015, Around the Rings article about the lawsuit filed by USA snowboarder Justin Reiter against the International Olympic Committee in Swiss court. The article by Around the Rings (which covers news within the Olympic Movement), “U.S. Snowboarder Charges Forward with IOC Lawsuit” … Continue reading

Internal Investigations 101: Different Approaches to Interviewing Targets/Suspects, Part IV

An internal investigation is an important mechanism an organization can use to address an allegation of wrongdoing, determine legal liability, identify individuals or parties with culpability, comply with regulatory requirements, develop corrective measures and enhance operational efficiencies. Buckner is pleased to continue its blog series highlighting best practices, strategies and techniques that can be used … Continue reading