Mariana Bellante has extensive experience as an investigator and consultant in a variety of matters involving organizational compliance and best practices. Mariana specializes in working with educational institutions and private businesses to conduct investigations related to allegations of sexual misconduct, harassment, and corporate compliance issues.
Mariana was previously an Associate at Ankura, where she conducted numerous investigations with the firm’s Title IX practice. In this role, she interviewed students and faculty, drafted comprehensive investigative reports, and consulted with educational institutions regarding Title IX policy implementation. Prior to Ankura, Mariana worked as an Employment Paralegal for a large national law firm where she assisted in workplace harassment and discrimination lawsuits. Mariana is a pre-approved Sexual Misconduct Investigator for the United Educators ProResponse Expert Services Benefit.