NEW YORK, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA today announced the appointment of Katherine A. Lemire as President of MSA Investigations (MSAI), effective April 22, 2013. The hiring of Ms. Lemire, a high-profile attorney with more than 15 years of experience managing complex investigations, signals a strategic commitment to growing and supporting MSA's investigative division as a leading business line. One of the nation's most sophisticated security companies, MSA's major clients include Goldman Sachs, Major League Baseball, and Google. In her new role, Ms. Lemire will lead MSAI in providing new and existing clients with a comprehensive selection of top-tier investigative services.
Most recently, Ms. Lemire served as Counsel to the Police Commissioner at the New York City Police Department, where she spearheaded management reform efforts and overhauled significant police operations while also serving as the primary legal advisor to the Police Commissioner. Before joining the NYPD, Ms. Lemire worked as a local and federal prosecutor in New York City. As an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York, Ms. Lemire investigated and prosecuted complex criminal cases including fraud, money-laundering, corruption, computer crime, racketeering, domestic and international narcotics trafficking, and violent crime. Her extensive experience includes investigations targeting elected officials, high-ranking members of the U.S. military, and construction industry contractors. Ms. Lemire began her legal career at the prestigious New York County (Manhattan) District Attorney's office where she investigated and prosecuted criminal cases from grand jury proceedings through trial.
MSA CEO Patrick Timlin said of the hire, "Katie is a highly respected attorney with multi-faceted expertise. Her talents and experiences will solidify MSAI's position as an industry leader."
Ms. Lemire received her B.A. from Brown University and her J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law. The recipient of many awards, Ms. Lemire received the New York Federal Executive Board Award, presented by former United States Attorney General Michael B. Mukasey.
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