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Jeffrey A. Klein
CPA, MBA, JD
213-222-0872
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Jeffrey Klein is a principal in the Forensic and Financial Consulting Services Group at Hemming Morse. With more than 12 years of experience, he provides clients with financial advisory services related to forensic accounting investigations, damages consultation, valuation services, and bankruptcy matters.

With engagements spanning a diverse set of industries, Jeffrey consults on matters involving allegations of breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, patent infringement, trade secret misappropriation, copyright infringement, trademark infringement, and false advertising. Additionally, he has worked on numerous matters involving complex accounting and valuation issues. He has testified as an expert witness in federal court and provided expert opinions related to allegations brought in state court. Jeffrey’s prior experience includes working in Deloitte & Touche’s Dispute Consulting Practice.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

“Reasonable Certainty in Economic Damages Calculations,” Practice Aid, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, August 2015

“Unestablished Businesses, Lost Profits and ‘Reasonable Certainty,’” The Witness Chair, California Society of Certified Public Accountants, Issue 59 – Spring 2013

SELECTED EVENTS

“Remedies: Monetary Damages,” Guest Lecture, MGMT 108 – Business Law, UCLA, Spring Quarter 2015

“Calculating Damages and the Concept of Reasonable Certainty,” Presentation (co-presenter), California Society of Certified Public Accountants, Economic Damages Section, February 2015

“Legal Series: Future Trends in False Advertising,” Webcast (co-presenter; presented section on damages issues and preliminary injunctions), The Knowledge Congress, November 2014

“Remedies: Monetary Damages,” Guest Lecture, MGMT 224 – Business Law, UCLA Anderson School of Management, Spring Quarter 2014 & Fall Quarter 2014

“Lost Profits Damages: An Introduction for Attorneys,” Presentation, San Gabriel Valley Bar Association, November 2013

“Competitor’s Comparative Advertising: Practical Guide and Best Practices in Winning Your Claims,” Webcast (co-presenter; presented section on remedies), The Knowledge Congress, August 2013

“Damages,” Guest Lecture (co-lecturer), USC Leventhal School of Accounting, Forensic Accounting class, April 2013

“Valuation of Intellectual Property,” Guest Lecture (co-lecturer), UCLA School of Law, Intellectual Property Licensing class, February 2010

OFFICES

Los Angeles


AFFILIATIONS

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
- Member
- Forensic & Litigation Services Damages Task Force

State Bar of California
- Member

American Bar Association
- Member

Beverly Hills Bar Association
- Member

Los Angeles County Bar Association
- Member


EDUCATION

University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, J.D., 2002

University of California, Los Angeles, Anderson School of Management, M.B.A., 2002

University of California, San Diego, B.A., Economics, 1995