David A. Holley, a Partner with StoneTurn, has more than 30 years of investigative and risk consulting experience and frequently serves as a trusted advisor to corporations, law firms, audit committees, special committees of boards of directors and their counsel.
David has excelled in the management of high-stakes internal and cross-border investigations and is an expert at navigating and mitigating the business and legal challenges posed by doing business in high-risk jurisdictions and industries. He draws on his decades of private-sector experience to provide pragmatic solutions which integrate his investigative background with technology and regulatory expertise to provide clients with seamless approaches to solve critical business and legal problems.
David’s investigative expertise spans diverse areas including: the exfiltration of confidential business information; regulatory investigations, such as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and anti-corruption investigations; Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) and sanctions compliance investigations and consulting; internal investigations involving fraud, insider threats and third-party malfeasance; proxy and corporate control investigations and advice; reputational due diligence; the identification of potentially responsible parties in environmental contamination matters; and corporate governance and integrity advisory. David has also served as an independent third-party auditor in connection with National Security Agreements issued under the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).
Prior to StoneTurn, David held leadership positions at two risk consultancies and headed the Boston office of a global consulting and risk mitigation firm for fifteen years. At the outset of his career, David worked with the Environmental Enforcement Section of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) where he conducted investigations into some of the United States’ most contaminated hazardous waste sites. In that capacity, he identified and built the liability case against potentially responsible parties at several Superfund sites. David’s investigative work led to a Certificate of Commendation from the Assistant Attorney General of the Environment and Natural Resources Division of the DOJ.
David is a graduate of the Roger Williams University School of Law and Boston University, a member of the International Association of Independent Compliance Monitors, a Senior Fellow with the Regulatory Compliance Association and a Certified ISO 37001 Lead Auditor.