Due Diligence & Background Investigations

Lemire LLC provides due diligence and background investigation services to a variety of public and private sector clients. We tailor each investigation to our client’s specific needs with an understanding that each case involves unique information and deadlines to fulfill varying purposes. Whether evaluating prospective foreign or domestic entities and individuals, our meticulous analysts and investigatory researchers gather the information you need to make informed and timely decisions.

We examine a variety of public and proprietary sources and databases to gather information, organize content, develop analyses, and draft concise and specific reports which may be used for client presentations, litigation, and risk management.


Services include:

  • Civil litigation
  • Judgments and liens
  • Criminal records and sex offender registries
  • Media and social media coverage
  • Education, employment, and identity verification
  • Interviews and reference checks
  • Assets and real property
  • Credit histories
  • Sanctions and debarments
  • Political contributions
  • Ownerships, acquisitions, and corporate affiliations
  • Public record acquisition


Significant matters:

  • Screening of potential vendors and their principals for the New York City Department of Education in connection with the New York City’s “Universal Pre-K” initiative, researching and reporting on businesses seeking substantial roles in the extension of full-day pre-kindergarten seats to over 70,000 children
  • Background investigations of subcontractors for a construction company with annual revenues in excess of $1 billion
  • Investigative due diligence of contractors for a New York City government agency to ensure MWBE compliance and identify risks of fraud and abuse
  • Due diligence for a New York-based financial firm specialized in asset-based and trade finance lines of credit
  • Screening of potential board members for non-profit organizations
  • Due diligence review of a vendor considered for a $70 million New York State contract



  • Business partnerships
  • Investments
  • Mergers
  • Subcontractor engagements
  • Vendor vetting