Jay M. Finkelman PhDProfessor, Industrial-Organizational Business Psychology Dept. - Human Resource Management
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology - Los Angeles Campus707 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90017 Phone: (213) 361-6106 Alternate: (213) 615-7267 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.thechicagoschool.edu
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).
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
Registration and Licenses
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.
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.
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 124 publications, mostly in top tier refereed journals and four 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.
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, 62 times, equally for plaintiffs and defendants.
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Norman Katz13681 Newport Ave.
Tustin, CA 92780 Phone: (949) 263-8700 Fax: (949) 263-0770 Email: email@example.com Website: www.mcsassociates.com
A nationwide specialist consulting and expert witness company (established 1973) that concentrates exclusively in Banking, Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Financial Services, Economics / Statistics and Accounting and related Damages.
Area of Expertise include:
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MBAs; PhDs; CPAs; ASA/MAIs; CPMs; CREs; CFPs; RE Brokers/Agents; Insurance brokers/agents; CPCUs; CLUs; ARMs and many more.
As our primary focus for 30+ years, 500+ highly qualified and experienced experts/consultants providing evaluation, testimony and litigation consulting on behalf of both plaintiff and defendants of all types re: 4,000+ cases. Clients include leading national and regional law firms, also many smaller/boutique litigation firms and attorneys, and numerous governmental / regulatory agencies (FDIC, SEC, IRS, US and State DOJs, FHLB etc.)
We provide TARGETED SEARCHES AT NO COST for unique, hard-to-find/unusually specialized experts not already within our wide-ranging group; STRATEGIC ALLIANCES NATIONWIDE across the banking, financial, real estate and insurance industries; LEADING EXPERTS from the worlds of economics, accounting, academia and the regulatory agencies; POWERFUL CAPABILITIES IN DAMAGES, Forensic Accounting. Economic Analysis, and Valuations / Appraisals.
Brian H. Kleiner PhD, MBAProfessor (Emeritus) of Human Resource Management
at prestigious CA university551 Santa Barbara Avenue
Fullerton, CA 92835-2463 Phone: (714) 879-9705 Alternate: (714) 595-1891 Fax: (714) 879-5600 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Compliance of organizational policies, procedures, and practices with standards of human resources management; preventing and investigating complaints concerning sexual harassment and other forms of discrimination and harassment; ADA, interactive process, reasonable accommodation; CFRA, FMLA, workers’ compensation; retaliation, discipline, wrongful termination; negligent hiring/retention/supervision; independent contractor vs. employee classification; compensation, wage & hours, benefits/pensions; performance evalution, promotion selections, workforce- reductions; workplace violence, safety, OSHA.
PhD, MBA, BS
PhD Management, University of CA, Los Angeles: 1977; MBA, Management, University of CA, Los Angeles; BS, Business Administration, Drexel.
Registration and Licenses
Lifetime California Community College Instructor Credential in both Business Management and Psychology.
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 Managing Human Resources and Human Behavior in Organizations courses 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.
Society For Human Resource Management; Society for Nonprofits.
Over 500 in high quality professional and peer-reviewed academic journals. These Include “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. Also, "Designing Effective Performance Appraisal Systems," one of the most downloaded articles of all time, with over 12,500 downloads.
Have been retained in over 1,000 cases and have given trial/arbitration testimony over 80 times for plaintiffs and defense in over 15 California federal and state courts.
Mark CohenChief Economist
Cohen Volk Economic Consulting Group1155 Alpine Road
Walnut Creek, CA 94596 Phone: (925) 299-1200 Fax: (925) 482-0824 Email: email@example.com Website: www.cohenvolk.com
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.
BS, MS, MA, Cert. Earnings Analyst, Lic. Life Agent (CA).
BS, Finance, University of CA, Berkeley; MS, Finance, Boston University; MA, Counseling, St. Mary's College.
Registration and Licenses
Certified Earnings Analyst, Lic. Life Agent (CA).
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.
Graduated first in Boston University Master's program. Honor's Student's Society, University of CA, Berkeley.
American Society of Appraisers (Business Valuation); American Rehabilitation Economics Association; American Economic Association; Career Planning Faculty Committee at Dominican College.
The Economics of Employment Discharge.
30+ years experience in analyzing losses in Business, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Employment Discharge, Marital Litigation.
Mae Lon Ding MBAPresident
Personnel Systems Associates, Inc.P.O. Box 28597
Anaheim Hills, CA 92809 Phone: (714) 342-6639 Fax: (714) 281-2949 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.personnelsystems.com
Employment discrimination; Executive and employee compensation; sales employee compensation; Lost wages/benefits; Employability; Performance appraisal; Personnel policies/procedures; Wrongful termination; Determination of "reasonable employee compensation" in business shareholder, tax, and divorce cases (spouse working in family-owned business), California and Federal overtime exemption determination.
MBA; BA; Certified Compensation Professional (CCP)
MBA, University of Southern California; BA Industrial Psychology, UCLA
1985 to Present: President and Principal Consultant at Personnel Systems Associates Inc. Employee compensation and performance management consultant. Expert witness since 1989. Instructor for over 30 years in employee compensation design and administration and in legal aspects of employee compensation for the professional certifying body in the compensation profession, WorldatWork. Member board of directors Orange County Compensation & Benefits Association.
Asked to speak and present for:
Group Health Assoc. of America
Professionals in Human Resources Association (PIHRA)
Society of Human Resource Managers
Chain Restaurant Compensation Assoc
Orange County Compensation and Benefits Association. Forensic Consultants Association. WorldatWork (formerly American Compensation Association).
Articles published in Journal of Compensation & Benefits, Personnel, The Personnel News, Chapman University Economic Review, and Forensic Consultants Association News. Author of book Survey Sources, For U.S. and International Employee Pay & Benefits.
Expert witness testimony in cases since 1989. Retained in both federal and California cases. Testified in both class action and individual cases. Testified in disputes related to employee compensation, employment discrimination, employee performance, employability, and value of lost wages and benefits. Types of cases include minority shareholder lawsuits, family law cases, IRS tax cases, and employee litigation.