Peggy Daley has over 25 years of experience in investigations, data analytics, dispute resolution, and regulatory compliance. She has conducted hundreds of trade secret theft, fraud, and hacking investigations on behalf of Boards of Directors and outside counsel. Ms. Daley has testified at regulatory and sanctions hearings and also serves as an expert witness in matters relating to fraud, data privacy, data analytics, TCPA, and data security.
Ms. Daley is a frequent lecturer on topics of data privacy, data security, fraud, and intelligence gathering. Her investigative team has been named "Best of Chicago for Global Risk & Investigations" by the National Law Journal. She was named by Who's Who Legal in 2014, 2015, and 2016 as one of a limited group of nationally recognized Forensic Investigations Experts.
Ms. Daley received her J.D. cum laude from Boston University School of Law and her B.A from the University of Michigan. She is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP), and a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). She currently serves as the Chairman of the Cook County Board of Ethics and on the state board overseeing the licensing of private detectives and security professionals.
Boston University, School of Law
J.D., 1987 (cum laude)
University of Michigan
B.A., Political Science, 1984
Duff and Phelps
2008 - 2015
2004 - 2008
Vice president and associate general counsel
2001 - 2003
Investigative Group International
Vice president and general counsel
1997 - 2001
Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal
1995 - 1997
Phelan, Pope & John
1990 - 1995
Kirkland & Ellis
1987 - 1990
In 2012, Ms. Daley's investigative team was named “Best of Chicago for Global Risk & Investigations” by the National Law Journal.
In 2014 and 2015, Ms. Daley was named by Who’s Who Legal as one of a limited group of nationally recognized Forensic Investigations Experts.
BRG's team has a deep understanding of software, coding, database administration, economics, finance, statistics, investigations, and regulatory compliance for multinational corporations.
BRG experts are serving as outside consultant providing forensic accounting and technology support, served as consulting expert for two for-profit universities, investigated shortfall in the type and amount of collateral supporting securitized student-loan financing facilities, and served as consulting expert for a for-profit tutoring company.
BRG experts led the investigation for and advised a for-profit educational entity with response to governmental investigation and U.S. Senate Committee Document Request; and performed initial scoping, forensic preservation, processing, review, and production of electronically stored information in investigative matters for schools involved in litigation.
BRG experts served as an expert witness in cases on behalf of a for-profit university in litigation, were retained by a for-profit technical institute to provide expert advice, and led investigation on behalf of the University of Illinois.
A BRG expert led investigation into whistleblower complaints and served as outside consultant to the American Bar Association.
News & Insights
- Legaltech NewsMay 18, 2017
Seminars & Speaking Engagements
- May 1, 2017
- January 26, 2017
- May 2-3, 2016
- November 15-17, 2015
- September 24, 2015
- June 29, 2015
- May 5, 2015
News & Commentary
- BRG press releaseJune 1, 2017
- BRG Patrocina o Instituto Global do Crime de Colarinho Branco da ABA CJS em 7–8 de junho, São Paulo, BrasilBRG press releaseJune 1, 2017
- Inside Higher EdNovember 1, 2016
- BRG Professionals Among Leading Forensic Accountants and Digital Forensic Experts in the International Who's Who Legal: Investigations 2016BRG press releaseMarch 17, 2016
- Intelligence OnlineDecember 2, 2015
- June 11, 2015
- BRG press releaseApril 23, 2015
- Who's Who LegalFebruary 11, 2015
American Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section, White Collar Committee -Subcommittee Chair of Financial Institutions, Anti-Money Laundering and Patriot Act; liaison to American Banking Association
Association of Certified Information Privacy Professionals
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Professionals
Better Government Association
Member and Director, Board of Directors (former Chair)
Illinois Equal Justice Foundation
Board of Directors (former Chair)
Cook County Board of Ethics
Illinois Private Detective, Private Alarm, Private Security, Fingerprint Vendor, and Locksmith Board