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Claudia J. Stern
CPA/CFF/ABV
(415) 836-4012
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Claudia Stern is a principal in the Forensic and Financial Consulting Services Group at Hemming Morse. She has worked on numerous business valuations, forensic accounting engagements and economic damages matters involving a wide range of industries.

Claudia’s valuation experience includes dissenting shareholder and partner actions, mergers and acquisitions, family law and estate and gift matters. Her forensic accounting engagements have included breach of fiduciary duty claims, fraud, bankruptcy, alter ego and malpractice actions. Prior to joining Hemming Morse, Claudia was a manager at Burr, Pilger, Mayer, Inc., a full service accounting firm in San Francisco.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

“Working With Your Expert in Determining Lost Profits From a Vendor Contract,” Law.com, July 2015

“The Vetting Process,” The Recorder, 2009

“Things to Consider When Looking for the Best Expert for Your Case,” The Recorder, 2009

SELECTED EVENTS

“Business Succession Planning and Exit Strategies,” CalCPA Education Foundation, 2014

“Introduction to Forensic Valuation,” Golden Gate University, 2013, 2014

“Introduction to Forensic Accounting – Forensic Valuation Issues,” Golden Gate University, 2013

“Business Succession Planning and Exit Strategies – Understanding and Planning for Business Ownership Change,” CalCPA Education Foundation and AICPA, 2013

OFFICES

San Francisco


AFFILIATIONS

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Member

California Society of Certified Public Accountants
Member
Instructor

Golden Gate University
Adjunct Professor


EDUCATION

Harvard University, MBA, 1985

Whitman College, B.A., Physics, 1979