Katherine A. Lemire, President
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.
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.