Katherine A. Lemire, President & CEO
The founder of Lemire LLC, Katherine A. Lemire has extensive experience advising public and private sector clients. She has managed complex investigations and provided investigative consulting services to a broad array of clients. Her work includes overseeing Lemire LLC’s role in the monitorship of a Swiss bank, the compliance review of a large construction union, the monitorship of a waste-hauling company with a history of organized crime involvement, investigation of theft and other employee misconduct for several public sector clients, investigatory due diligence conducted for government agencies, and a multitude of other complex investigations. Ms. Lemire has been appointed as a Special Master in U.S. District Court in the Southern District of New York.
Previously, Ms. Lemire served as a federal prosecutor in the Southern District of New York where she investigated complex federal crimes, including allegations of public corruption, racketeering, campaign finance fraud, and other white-collar crime. As an Assistant United States Attorney, Ms. Lemire led investigations targeting federal and local elected officials, high-ranking members of the U.S. military, and MWBE-related fraud at prominent public works construction sites. She also served as a prosecutor in the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office where she investigated and prosecuted a broad array of criminal cases from grand jury proceedings through trial.
Ms. Lemire most recently served as Counsel to Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly. In that position, Ms. Lemire managed a broad portfolio of operational, legal, and managerial matters for an agency comprised of over 53,000 employees. She also served as a principal advisor to the Police Commissioner, providing advice and counsel on a wide range of sensitive matters affecting the NYPD, while overseeing management initiatives. Ms. Lemire is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Above & Beyond Award for Outstanding Women in Business (2017).