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Chart House Research & Investigation Co. is a licensed and bonded private investigative agency headquartered in Massachusetts, providing research and investigative services throughout the United States and abroad.  Our roster of clients includes attorneys, accountants, authors, businesses, commercial lenders, entrepreneurs, home care agencies, investment banks, property managers, social science research organizations, and of course individuals.  We help you navigate today’s complex world by enabling you to make informed decisions regarding Hiring and Retention, Asset Protection and Recovery, Investments, and Litigation.

Adam T. Lilienfeld

Adam T. Lilienfeld began his career as a licensed process server in New York City while working as an investigator for Newsom Associates, Inc.   The firm was founded by two economists and focused on economic impact analysis for the purpose of mitigating damage awards in civil litigation, as well as economic damages caused by anti-competitive business practices.  While at Newsom Associates he specialized in Background Investigations, Due Diligence, Matrimonial Investigations, Competitive Intelligence, and Landlord-Tenant matters involving New York City’s convoluted Rent Control and Rent Stabilization laws.   In 1989, he launched his own investigative agency in New York specializing in Asset Searches, Skip Tracing, Background Investigations, Security Consulting, Competitive Intelligence and Opposition Research before moving to Massachusetts.  He has been a field interviewer on a number of research projects including the Federal Reserve Board’s Survey of Consumer Finance; he has provided research services to Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, George Anders for his book Health against Wealth.   A member of the Licensed Private Detective Association of Massachusetts, National Council of Investigative & Security Specialists and an associate member of the Certified Fraud Examiners  organization.  In addition to his private detectives license, he is a Certified Food Safety Manager by the National Registry of Food Safety Professionals   He earned his B.S. in Computer Applications and Information Systems from the University of Bridgeport’s College of Business and Public Management.  He is an avid amateur cook and occasional n’er do well helper outer at a friend’s restaurant on Martha’s Vineyard.

Our Approach

Our approach starts with the client.  We listen, ask lots of questions, strategize and continuously refine our strategy as case information develops.  Despite similarities, every case is unique and we do not use cookie cutter solutions.   We provide our clients with creative, ethical, legal and realistic solutions structured to reaching their goal.  Of course we use the latest technology and professional investigative tools available, but never hesitate to use old fashioned superior sleuth and cunning.  It is the skill of our staff, not the tools we wield that produce the results.   That said, we cannot be all things to all clients, so if we do not think we are the best agency for the case we will either bring in someone who is, or simply refer you to someone we think has the expertise you need.    

We consistently adhere to strict quality and privacy standards in order to ensure our work remains unbiased, relevant, and accurate. After all, in-depth and responsible research is a main pillar at our company. Set up your initial consultation and learn what our Private Investigation Firm can do for you.

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