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Molly Donaldson, Waverly Research LLC

Waverly Research provides solutions to a diverse client base through skilled investigative services in Minnesota and New York. Waverly Research specializes in research and witness interviews for business intelligence and legal investigations. Waverly Research will help your business in making informed decisions through intelligence-gathering and due diligence services. We will assist in background research and vetting potential business partners, board members, and c-suite leaders. We also work to identify facts in internal fraud investigations and workplace misconduct cases, including harassment and discrimination claims. Waverly Research will help litigators to identify critical witnesses, vet and interview them, and identify facts relevant to both civil and criminal matters.

Website: https://www.waverlyresearchllc.com


Twin Cities (South Metro), MN 10004

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Asset Checks, Background Investigations, Civil Investigation, Corporate Investigations, Criminal Investigations, Criminal Investigations / Defense, Defense, Public Interest Investigations, White Collar Crime, Workplace Investigations

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Minnesota Private Investigator License: PDC 2382; NY License #11000185885

Counties Covered: Anoka, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott


Molly Griswold Donaldson is the founder of Waverly Research LLC, a private investigation firm where she focuses on OSINT investigations, business intelligence, workplace investigations and litigation support. She has extensive experience as an independent research consultant and was previously a Senior Research Associate at the Police Executive Research Forum where she managed national law enforcement research projects. Molly has held senior level investigator positions in both the public and private sectors. At a boutique New York investigations firm, she specialized in corporate fraud, due diligence, and high indemnity life insurance claims. As a senior investigator for the City of New York, she examined police misconduct allegations. Molly has also served as an attorney in the NYPD’s Legal Bureau and as a paralegal in the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office. She earned a JD from Fordham University School of Law, MS in Justice, Law & Society from American University, and a BS in Psychology from Iowa State University. Molly is admitted to practice law in New York and Minnesota.