Rohman is the founder and president of Public Interest Investigations,
Inc., in Los Angeles, a legal investigations firm that has served
educational institutions, public-sector employers, corporations, and the
legal community since 1984. He has worked as an investigator in both
the public and private sectors for more than 30 years.
During his career, Keith has been involved in numerous high-profile
cases, including investigations involving the torture of prisoners at
Abu Ghraib; the role of Blackwater, Inc., in the mass shooting of Iraqi
citizens; the Rodney King case; and the enslavement of dozens of Thai
workers in an El Monte, California, sweatshop. Keith has also conducted
investigations in death penalty cases in California, Utah, Alaska,
Arizona, and Washington.
On campuses, Keith has investigated allegations of rape and other
sexual assaults under Title IX at several Southern California campuses.
He was the principal investigator for attorneys in landmark litigation
filed on behalf of service women and men sexually assaulted in the U.S.
military. In the workplace, Keith has conducted third-party
investigations into allegations of sexual harassment, sexual assault,
discrimination, and retaliation for private- and public-sector
employers, including school districts and universities.
Keith is the past President of the Association of Workplace
Investigators (AWI), a professional membership association for
attorneys, human resource professionals, private investigators, and
others who conduct or manage workplace investigations. Additionally,
Keith is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Loyola Law School, where he
teaches fact investigation. Previously, he was appointed by the L.A.
County Board of Supervisors to the Equity Oversight Panel (EOP) of the
Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department, a civilian oversight board that
oversees Internal Affairs investigations.
Keith has appeared as a guest on “CNN” and “Good Morning, America” and has been quoted in The New Yorker, Newsweek, and the Los Angeles Times. His articles have appeared in the Cardozo Law Review (Keith Rohman, Diagnosing and Analyzing Flawed Investigations: Abu Ghraib as a Case Study, 2009 Cardozo L. Rev. de novo 96), Los Angeles Daily Journal and the Daily News.