What the team is known for
Charles River Associates is a global consulting firm that advises major international law firms, corporations, accounting firms and governments on matters of economy, finance and strategy. CRA's forensic services practice focuses primarily on forensic accounting, cybercrime and digital forensic investigations and is increasingly utilised in support of litigation on behalf of its clients.
"They have a deep bench and top-tier expertise. They have great testifying experts as well as consulting experts to assist with investigations. They are also pinpoint responsive which is critical for complex matters."
"I am very impressed with their responsiveness and the ability to arrange the right people for an engagement."
Acted for Novartis as financial expert in a pharmaceutical patent lawsuit.
is a vice president in CRA's forensic services practice. She has a wealth of experience handling internal investigations in higher education, healthcare, manufacturing and financial services. Daley also has a background in data analytics.
A lawyer says Daley is "one of the most capable people I have ever worked with and her understanding of the needs of a litigation lawyer in this field is exceptional," adding: "Her greatest strength is a comprehensive understanding of our needs, both in the area of end product and in the areas of timeliness and budget." Another source says: "She is very experienced, very responsive, and able to staff matters with individuals with the right experience and background."
is a vice president and co-leader of the firm's risk, investigations and analytics practice. Nolan is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and is deeply experienced in investigations in South-East Asia. Nolan has advised on anti-money laundering/Bank Secrecy Act investigations and internal investigations regarding fraud, FCPA and Office of Foreign Assets Control investigations.
"Peter Nolan is the man," says a source, adding: "He has got expertise in China. He comes from the intelligence community. He is very client-friendly and very responsive." This source further remarks: "He has got the whole package of both skills and personal touch that makes him very easy to deal with."