Global Advisory Firm Bolsters Investigations and Compliance & Monitoring Capabilities with Addition of Seven Professionals in New York

New York, NY (September 26, 2018) – StoneTurn, a global advisory firm that assists companies, their counsel and government agencies on regulatory, risk and compliance issues and business disputes, today announced its continued growth with the addition of six professionals in New York. Joining StoneTurn from Lemire LLC (“Lemire”) are: David C. Burroughs and Amy R. Foote, as Partners; and four additional experienced professionals.

Driven by a host of corporate compliance risks, including digitization and cybersecurity, anti-corruption, culture & ethics transparency, a changing regulatory landscape and accelerated business growth, StoneTurn is steadily expanding around the world with the addition of senior professionals who are experts at working with attorneys, company executives and regulators to address these complex issues across all areas: Prevention & Detection; Investigations & Response; and Remediation & Monitoring and Related Litigation.

“The entire Lemire team are highly-respected advisers, specialists, and risk and regulatory compliance experts, with a particularly strong foothold in New York, where StoneTurn is experiencing the most rapid growth due to client demand,” said Christopher Martinez, Managing Partner. “We are delighted to welcome the Lemire team to StoneTurn and have no doubt their leadership and capabilities will be invaluable across both public and private sector engagements, domestically and abroad.”

One of the few woman-owned firms in the sector, Lemire advised city and state government agencies, Fortune 100 companies, law firms, real estate and construction companies, financial institutions, non-profit organizations and individuals on a range of complex compliance and investigative matters. The Lemire team is currently overseeing compliance reviews for one of the largest construction unions in the U.S. under a monitorship imposed by a federal judge relating to allegations of racketeering, bribery and related crimes. Previously, the firm led a forensic accounting and investigative team on a monitorship for a Swiss Bank on behalf of the New York State Department of Financial Services.

David C. Burroughs, Partner

David C. Burroughs brings to StoneTurn nearly three decades of law enforcement, public and private sector experience in fraud and forensic investigations, compliance and risk management, and monitorships. At Lemire and in his current role, he supervises large-scale teams of forensic accountants, investigators and analysts for public and private sector engagements. In the private sector, Mr. Burroughs has conducted numerous cyber and forensic accounting reviews on behalf of corporate clients that suffered significant financial losses. Prior to his position at Lemire, Mr. Burroughs served in several investigative and management positions with the FBI, most recently as Supervisory Special Agent in Charge of the New York Special Operations Technical Squad, in which he managed and directed highly sensitive investigations in support of criminal and counterterrorist operations. He is the recipient of the FBI Federal Law Enforcement Foundation Investigator of the Year award (2010).
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Amy R. Foote, Partner

A seasoned attorney with two decades of experience in complex and high-stakes litigation and investigations, Ms. Foote directs investigative matters and advises public agencies and private corporations on risk mitigation and governance issues. She has conducted investigations and represented individuals and corporations in a wide variety of complex commercial disputes, governmental litigation and investigations, criminal and regulatory matters, and litigation-related business issues. Before joining the advisory team at Lemire, Ms. Foote founded and managed a boutique litigation law firm based in New York City and was previously associated with the national law firm Boies, Schiller & Flexner. She has successfully defended clients in criminal and civil matters, including those pending before the DOJ, the SEC, the New York State Attorney General’s Office, and local law enforcement departments. Earlier, Ms. Foote served as Senior Counsel to a conglomerate of international insurance entities and investment companies and began her career as a prosecutor at the New York County District Attorney’s Office.
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About StoneTurn

StoneTurn, a global advisory firm, assists companies, their counsel and government agencies on regulatory, risk and compliance issues and business disputes. We serve our clients from offices across the U.S., U.K. and in Germany, assisted by a network of senior advisers around the world. To learn more, visit

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David C. Burroughs

David C. Burroughs, a Partner with StoneTurn, brings over 30 years of law enforcement, public and private sector experience in fraud and forensic investigations, security threat and risk assessments, compliance […]