Tanisha Palvia represents individuals and organizations facing governmental investigations, white-collar criminal charges, and civil litigation. She is particularly successful in conducting internal investigations given her experience as a former Assistant District Attorney in Manhattan. She is also well-versed in civil and criminal proceedings and has extensive bench and jury trial experience.
Tanisha works with clients conducting internal investigations in response to civil litigation or governmental inquiry. She draws upon nearly a decade of experience conducting investigations, which includes reviewing thousands of documents per case and interviewing thousands of witnesses of all ages and backgrounds, including law enforcement officers of all ranks. Tanisha has investigated a wide range of issues, including sexual harassment claims, discrimination claims, and claims of financial malfeasance.
Tanisha has particular experience with investigating claims of sexual abuse and violent crimes and uses that experience to help employers in a wide range of industries navigate the complex and sensitive issues related to these claims.
Her representative experience includes:
- Defending a large private university in a wrongful death lawsuit.
- Defending a private school whose headmaster was accused of sexual assault against students.
- Securing an indictment after a year-long investigation against a high school teacher for improper relations with a student.
- Bringing charges against a cab driver that hit and killed a pedestrian after a six-month investigation.
A former New York Assistant District Attorney, Tanisha has significant experience on both sides of the courtroom. She brings a unique understanding of the prosecutorial process to bear for her clients, whom she defends against a myriad of white-collar criminal charges. Tanisha also represents individuals and organizations facing governmental investigations and administrative hearings, using her experience as a prosecutor to inform her strategies for advising clients in how to respond to achieve the best possible outcome.
Member, Women's White Collar Defense Association
Member, North Carolina Bar Association
Member, Mecklenburg Bar Association