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|It’s Just a Matter of Time... Testifying About Our Own Investigations and Other Revelations from the|
Samantha Blake is a Director of EXTTI, Incorporated, and has conducted workplace investigations since 2008. She was a Trial Attorney with the EEOC before that. She is a member of both AWI and the Society of Independent Workplace Investigators. She is a Local Circle Convener and was part-time Faculty for AWI’s 2012 Institute. Her article, “An Ounce of Prevention: Investigative Findings the Employer Can Use,” appeared in the January 2014 issue of the AWI Journal.
Catherine Balin has been a Vice President of EXTTI, Incorporated, since 2002, following 25 years of conducting and training on workplace investigations across the spectrum of employment issues. Ms. Balin also provides expert testimony utilizing her more than 30 years of experience in Human Resources. Ms. Balin served on AWI’s Board of Directors for three years and co-chaired the Guiding Principles Committee through adoption. Ms. Balin served as faculty for AWI’s 2012 and 2013 Institutes.
Allison Underwood is an Associate Director of EXTTI, Incorporated, which provides expert testimony, training and investigation services in employment matters. Prior to EXTTI, Ms. Underwood worked as an attorney at Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP. She also worked for Los Angeles County, conducting initial investigations of allegations of discrimination, harassment and retaliation. Ms. Underwood received her B.A. in American Studies with honors from Stanford University and her J.D. from the UCLA School of Law.
Approved for 0.75 hours HRCI general recertification credit.