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  • Featured Lister
    Brian H. Kleiner PhD
    Professor of Human Resource Management
    at prestigious California university

    551 Santa Barbara Avenue
    Fullerton, CA 92835-2463

    Phone: (714) 879-9705
    Alternate: 7145951891
    Fax: (714) 879-5600
    Email: bkleinerphdmba@gmail.com

    Specialties
    Evaluating workplace policies/practices concerning: discrimination/harassment prevention (training, interactive process, reasonable accommodation); investigations; corrective actions (discipline, termination); hiring; compensation/wage and hours/benefits; violence, OSHA; CFRA/FMLA, retaliation, RIFs.
    Degrees/Licenses
    BS, MBA, PhD.
    Formal Education
    BS, Business Administration, Drexel, 1969; MBA, Management, University of CA, Los Angeles, 1973; PhD, Management, University of CA, Los Angeles, 1977.
    Reg/Lic
    Lifetime California Community College Instructor Credential in both Business Management and Psychology.
    Previous/Current Position
    Human resources manager for Ford Motor Company; Consultant to over 100 organizations concerning how to improve human resource management policies and practices.
    Honors/Awards
    2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 & 2011, Received university research award for quality of articles published in the most recent five years. 2008, Favorably featured in Employment Law Verdict Reports. 2007, Profiled in Bender's California Labor & Employment Bulletin. 2001, Outstanding Scholarly and Creative Activity Award. 2000, Faculty Merit Award. 1998, Creative and Scholarly Activity Award. 1997 and 1996 Performance Award. 1996, "Teacher Scholar" Award. 1995-96, Taught first graduate courses on managing human resources and human behavior in organizations ever to be publicly televised. 1993, Nominee for Bradford Outstanding Educator in United States Award. 1992, Finalist for Outstanding Faculty Award, SBAE. 1986-90, Meritorious Performance Award. Selected for Marquis' Who's Who in Business Higher Education, Who's Who in Finance and Industry, Who's Who in California, and Who's Who in the World.
    Prof. Affil.
    Society For Human Resource Management; Society For Nonprofits.
    Publications
    Over 500 including "When it's time to say good-by: How to discharge workers without legal hassles," and "Workplace reduction guidelines," which was reproduced in a college textbook titled "Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Management," published by McGraw-Hill in 2009. Also, "Designing Effective Performance Appraisal Systems," one of the most downloaded articles of all time with over 12,500 downloads.
    Prior Expert
    Have given trial/arbitration testimony over 75 times for plaintiffs and defense. Have testified in numerous California federal and state courts.
  • Featured Lister
    Jay M. Finkelman PhD
    Professor & Chair, Industrial-Organizational Business Psychology Dept. - Human Resource Management
    The Chicago School of Professional Psychology - Los Angeles Campus

    617 W. 7th Street, 9th Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90017-

    Phone: 2133616106
    Alternate: 2136157267
    Email: jfinkelman@thechicagoschool.edu
    www.thechicagoschool.edu
    http://www.LinkedIn.com/pub/jay-finkelman/1/65/515

    Specialties
    Human Resources, workplace investigations, employment discrimination (gender/age/race/disability), sexual harassment, retaliation, ADA, interactive process, reasonable accommodation, wage & hours, independent contractor status, negligent hiring/retention, wrongful termination, performance evaluation, statistical analysis, ergonomics.
    Degrees/Licenses
    PhD; MBA; Master of Legal Studies (MLS); BA; Licensed Psychologist (CA & NY).
    Formal Education
    PhD, Industrial-Organizational Psychology, New York University; MBA, Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Bernard Baruch School of Business, The City University of New York; Master of Legal Studies, The Santa Barbara and Ventura Colleges of Law
    Reg/Lic
    Licensed Psychologist (California & NY); Board Certified in Forensic Psychology (Diplomate Status); Board Certified in Organizational and Business Consulting Psychology (Diplomate Status); Certified Employment Specialist; Board Certified in Professional Ergonomics.
    Previous/Current Position
    Department Chair and Professor of Industrial-Organizational and Business Psychology at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Previously: Vice President of Academic Affairs, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology; Professor and System-wide Director of Alliant International University's California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP), Organizational Psychology Division; Senior Vice President & General Manager, Kelly Services (Staffing), Metro Markets Division.
    Honors/Awards
    Award for Excellence in Teaching, The City University of New York, Multiple Faculty Research Awards, The City University of New York; Psi Chi Honor Society in Psychology; Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society in Business; Delta Sigma Rho - Tau Kappa Alpha Honor Society in Public Speaking & Debate; Founders Day Award, New York University; Service Award as Interim Dean, Alliant International University; Presenter to Defense Research Institute; Demonstration to American Board of Trial Attorneys (ABOTA) in San Francisco, 2013; Fellow American Psychological Association, 2016.
    Prof. Affil.
    California Psychological Association, Society of Industrial Organizational Psychologists, Society of Consulting Psychologists, The Industrial Psychology, Consulting Psychology and Engineering Psychology Divisions of the American Psychological Association, the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, the American Academy of Forensic Psychology, and the Society for Human Resources Management.
    Publications
    Over 100 publications, mostly in top tier refereed journals and three books. Special Issue Editor, Legal and forensic issues in management, The Psychologist-Manager Journal, 2005. - The Psychologist manager: Success models for psychologists in executive positions. Hogrefe Publishing (2013); - How to protect the intellectual property of I-O and consulting psychology interventions and gain a competitive advantage: secrecy, copyright, and patent eligibility through empirical components. Consulting Psychology Journal, 66 (2),2014; - Discrimination, harassment, and retaliation: The dysfunctional side of diversity. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research. Vol 59(4), 2007.
    Prior Expert
    Dr. Finkelman served as a senior manager, consultant and expert witness in employment, staffing and human resources management for over three decades and conducted numerous investigations. He had hundreds of retentions and depositions and testified at trial, as an expert in employment practices, 58 times, equally for plaintiffs and defendants.
  • Mark Cohen
    Chief Economist
    Cohen Volk Economic Consulting Group

    1155 Alpine Road
    Walnut Creek, CA 94596-

    Phone: (925) 299-1200
    Fax: 9254820824
    Email: mcohen@cohenvolk.com
    www.cohenvolk.com

    Specialties
    High quality, reasonably priced economic analysis/valuation in business, personal injury, wrongful death, employment discharge and marital litigation. Lost earnings, future care costs, labor/job markets consultation/studies. Develop/broker structured settlements.
    Degrees/Licenses
    BS, MS, MA, Cert. Earnings Analyst, Lic. Life Agent (CA).
    Formal Education
    BS, Finance, University of CA, Berkeley; MS, Finance, Boston University; MA, Counseling, St. Mary's College.
    Reg/Lic
    Certified Earnings Analyst, Lic. Life Agent (CA).
    Previous/Current Position
    Vice President, The Udinsky Group. Adjunct Professor of International Investments, Dominican College. Adjunct Professor of Money and Banking, Statistics and Management, European Business School; Board Member, Bay Area Psychotherapy Training Institute.
    Honors/Awards
    Graduated first in Boston University Master's Program. Honor's Student's Society, University of CA, Berkeley.
    Prof. Affil.
    American Society of Appraisers (Business Valuation); American Rehabilitation Economics Association; American Economic Association; Career Planning Faculty Committee at Dominican College.
    Publications
    3, "The Economics of Employment Discharge."
    Prior Expert
    30+ years experience in analyzing losses in Business, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Employment Discharge, Marital Litigation.
  • Allison West Esq, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, AWI-CH
    Principal
    Employment Practices Specialists

    446 Old County Road, #100-328
    Pacifica, CA 94044-

    Phone: 6505571400
    Alternate: 8665511400
    Fax: 8668587775
    Email: awest@employmentpractices.net
    www.employmentpractices.net

    Specialties
    Workplace investigations/fact finding, harassment/discrimination/EEO prevention, retaliation, wrongful discharge, ADA, HR practices, policies/procedures, discipline/termination, workplace training, employee relations, at-will/public policy, corrective/remedial action.
    Degrees/Licenses
    BA; JD.
  • Joanna Moss Ph.D

    5 Montrose Road
    Berkeley, CA 94707-

    Phone: 5105279333
    Fax: 5103153182
    Email: joannagmoss@yahoo.com

    Specialties
    Analysis of economic losses in personal injury, wrongful death and wrongful termination. Expertise in calculation of damages include lost earnings and benefits analyses, household services, life care plans, future expenses, and pension losses. 30 years of experience as an expert witness in economics providing trial testimony throughout California in state and federal court as well as in arbitrations.
    Degrees/Licenses
    B.A., M.A., Ph.D. in Economics.
    Previous/Current Position
    Professor Emerita, Department of Economics, San Francisco State University, May 2014 – Present, Full Professor Department of Economics, San Francisco State University, 1989-2013, Associate Professor, Sept. 1984 – Aug. 1989; Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, San Francisco State University Sept. 1979 – Aug. 1984, Lecturer, Department of Economics, San Francisco State University, Jan. 1976 – August 1979.
    Prof. Affil.
    National Association of Forensic Economists, American Economics Association, Western Regional Science Association
    Publications
    Globalization and Free Trade, Foreward Facts on File, Infobase Learning Company, 2012 Trade in the Americas From NAFTA to Bilateralism," in International Economics and International Economic Policy, 5th edition, McGraw Hill, 2008. Economic Developments during NAFTA’s First Decade,"in International Economics and International Economic Policy, 4th edition, McGraw Hill, 2004. NAFTA Agreement, the First Five Years," in International Economics and International Economic Policy, 3rd edition, McGraw Hill, 2000. The North American Free Trade Agreement: Pros and Cons," Western Economics Association Meetings, San Francisco, July 1992. Trade Diversification in Black Africa," (Journal of Modern African Studies, (Volume 27, Number 3, Cambridge University Press, 1989). "The Evolution of Trade Under the Lome Convention: The First Ten Years," EEC and the Third World: A Survey 6,(Overseas Development Institute, Hodder & Stoughton, London, England, 1987). Emerging Japanese Economic Influence in Africa (Institute of International Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 1985). "Trade Between the ACP and EEC During Lome I," EEC and the Third World: A Survey 3, (Overseas Development Institute, Hodder & Stoughton, London, England, 1983). The Lome Conventions and their Implications for the United States (Westview Press, 1982).
    Prior Expert
    Over 30 years of expert experience in forensic economics performing hundreds of economic evaluations, damage assessments, measurement of economic losses including loss income and benefits as well as evaluations of life care plans and future care needs as it pertains to personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, wrongful termination, labor and maritime related actions throughout California in State and Federal court as well as in arbitrations. As a professor of economics, I am an experienced speaker who has testified as an expert witness on numerous occasions in these legal court venues.

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