Keith Rohman, president and founder of PII, is a recognized expert in all aspects of workplace investigations. Over the past 35 years, the firm’s clients have included prominent public- and private-sector employers who have turned to PII to investigate significant problems with board members, staff, contractors, and other stakeholders.
Rohman is the immediate past president of the Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI), an international association of more than 1,600 attorneys, human resource professionals, and private investigators who conduct or manage workplace investigations. He is an adjunct professor at Loyola Law School, where he teaches investigation in employment and other investigative areas. He is a senior faculty member at AWI’s accredited Training Institute for Workplace Investigators and has conducted trainings throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Under Title IX, Rohman has conducted and overseen investigations of sexual assault complaints at numerous colleges, universities, and K-12 districts. He serves as a senior trainer with T9 Mastered Training for Campus Investigators, a program focused Title IX investigations. Additionally, he was an investigator for attorneys in landmark litigation filed on behalf of service women and men sexually assaulted in the U.S. military.
Previously, Rohman was a member of the Equity Oversight Panel of the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department, which oversees Internal Affairs investigations in the Department. He was appointed by a federal judge as the monitor of a consent decree addressing the treatment of disabled inmates in the Orange County jails. He served as the executive director of the Los Angeles City Office of Discrimination Investigation, which conducted more than 300 employment discrimination investigations, and provided recommendations to the City Council on policy changes.
Throughout his career, Rohman has worked on numerous high-profile civil and criminal cases. He conducted investigations related to the torture of prisoners at Abu Ghraib; allegations of shootings of Iraqis by Blackwater, Inc.; the enslavement of dozens of Thai workers in an El Monte, California, sweatshop; and the trial against Los Angeles police officers accused of beating Rodney King. Rohman also worked as a defense investigator in over 30 death penalty cases throughout the United States.