Prof. Gordon Klein, CPA, JD


Gordon Klein is a faculty member at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management. He has served as a court-appointed referee, arbitrator, and State Bar ethics consultant. Mr. Klein has testified in several highly publicized matters, including serving as the Trustee’s accounting and valuation expert in General Motors’ bankruptcy, Apple’s and Dr. Dre’s expert in a major acquisition dispute, the U.S. Department of Justice’s expert in a banking fraud matter, the expert in a set of mortgage-backed securities matters that the Financial Times heralded as “this century’s biggest case against Wall Street.” He also is a consultant to digital music providers Google, Apple, Amazon, Pandora, Spotify, and Jay-Z’s Tidal.

He has extensive experience teaching and testifying in the areas of accounting, damages, intellectual property, asset and securities valuation, cryptocurrencies, and privately-held businesses. He also has testified about international accounting valuation principles in effect in Abu Dhabi, Australia, Egypt, France, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore, and Mexico. In addition, he has been a faculty member at UCLA’s School of Law, court-appointed referee, arbitrator, and State Bar ethics consultant.

Areas of expertise:

  • Bankruptcy
  • Business law
  • Contracts
  • Damages
  • Financial accounting
  • Estate planning
  • Financial advisory services
  • Legal liability
  • M&A
  • Personal Finance
  • Small business/entrepreneurship
  • Taxation
  • Valuation of businesses

For more information about Mr. Klein, please email Judith LeFevre-Levy or call 617.338.2224.