Nicole Y. Lamb-Hale


Nicole is a managing director at Kroll, a division of Duff & Phelps, a global provider of risk management solutions. At Kroll, her areas of focus include regulatory compliance matters including those related to reviews by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS); investigations of misconduct by employees and supply chain partners; and investigative due diligence in a variety of business contexts. She is the head of Duff & Phelps’ Washington, DC office, chairs the firm’s CFIUS and National Security practice and co-chairs the firm’s Educational Investigations practice.

Prior to joining Kroll, Nicole was a senior vice president at Albright Stonebridge Group, a global strategy consultancy, and served as the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Manufacturing and Services in the International Trade Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce and as the Deputy General Counsel for the U.S. Department of Commerce. 

Nicole is a licensed attorney who began her career at law firms where she practiced in the areas of business restructuring and public finance.