Lessons from Happy Valley: What the Penn State scandal teaches organizations faced with a criminal investigation

National Law Journal



In the September 12, 2012, edition of The National Law Journal, Ty Howard, partner in the firm’s Nashville office, describes how he watched the events of Penn State’s Sandusky scandal unfold from the perspective of a former federal and state prosecutor and white-collar defense attorney who has led scores of internal investigations. In the opinion piece, “Lessons from Happy Valley,” Howard offers four important lessons for any organization that finds itself involved in a criminal investigation.