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  • 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

    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.
    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
    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.
    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.
    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.
  • 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

    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.
    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.
    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.
    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.
    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
    Beth Brascugli De Lima SPHR-CA
    Principal Consultant
    HRM Consulting, Inc.

    2050 Gateway Place, Suite 100-177
    San Jose, CA 95110-

    Phone: 2097288905
    Fax: 2097288970

    ADA, FMLA, FEHA, CFRA, Litigation Support, EEO, Investigations, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, ADA Job Analysis/Accommodations, Performance Management, Wage & Hour, Policies/Procedures, Medical Leave Management, Labor Market Assessments, Vocational Consultant.
  • Nora Ostrofe MBA
    Senior Manager

    San Francisco Headquarters
    1330 Broadway, Suite 430
    Oakland, CA 94612-

    Phone: 5103884415
    Alternate: 5107400376
    Fax: 5107400392

    Professional, affordable economic loss valuation in business, personal injury (including medical malpractice), wrongful death, employment, and marital litigation. Offices in Southern California also.
    BA, Economics, UCLA; MBA, St. Mary's College; Certificate in Accounting, UC Berkeley; Accredited Valuation Analyst, NACVA; Certified Earnings Analyst, AREA.
  • Barbara Luna PhD
    White, Zuckerman, Warsavsky, Luna & Hunt

    15490 Ventura Blvd., Suite 300
    Sherman Oaks, CA 91403-

    Phone: (818) 981-4226
    Fax: (818) 981-4278

    Expert witness testimony for complex litigation involving damage analyses of lost profits, unjust enrichment, reasonable royalties, lost earnings, lost value of business, forensic accounting, fraud investigation, and investigative analysis of liability. 500+ times testifying as an expert witness at trial and arbitration. Excellent communications with extensive testimony experience throughout CA and other states. Experts hold PhDs, MBAs, JD's, CPAs, ASAs, CVAs, ABVs, CGREAs, CFFs and CFEs. Prior Big Four accounting firm experience. Areas: Accounting, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, business interruption, business dissolution, cash flows available for support, class actions, construction defects + economic damages, delays and cost overruns, elder abuse, false advertising, fraud, insurance, intellectual property including trademark, patent and copyright infringement, and trade secrets, lender liability, misrepresentations, partnership disputes, personal injury, product liability, professional malpractice, real estate disputes, securities litigation, tracing, trusts & estates, unfair competition, valuation of businesses, white collar crimes, and wrongful termination. Contact: Barbara Luna.
    Formal Education
    PHD - Applied Math - Harvard MBA/JD - UCLA
    Prior Expert
    ***Names to be included under Barbara: Dean Atkinson (who is a CPA, CFE and ABV), John Luna (who is a CPA, CFE, ABV, JD and MBA), Venita McMorris (who has an MA in Economics). All the degrees and licences of the above names should be included in the Degree/Licence section.
  • Allison West Esq, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, AWI-CH
    Employment Practices Specialists

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

    Phone: 6505571400
    Alternate: 8665511400
    Fax: 8668587775

    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.
    BA; JD.

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