Hubert Klein is a Partner and Practice Leader for the Financial Advisory Services Group in the firm’s New Jersey location. With over 30 years of experience, Hubert is, frequently called upon as a technical resource in various litigation actions. He has consulted and provided services in matters including complex damages, business valuations, due diligence analysis, fraud and forensic investigations, lost profit calculations, shareholder disputes, insurance claims analysis, bankruptcy and matrimonial proceedings.
In addition, Hubert has served as an agreed-upon neutral expert and as an expert witness appointed by judges in the types of matters listed above; and to issue reports for the courts on these cases. He has been appointed by various courts to serve as a Receiver, Provisional Director, Special Fiscal Agent, and Court’s Independent Forensic Auditor in various civil litigation matters. He has experience in providing traditional accounting services, such as financial statement and tax return preparation, financial analysis, and consulting services for closely held businesses.
As a strong proponent of professional development, Hubert frequently speaks to both business and civic groups on topics such as business valuation, forensic accounting, commercial damages and fraud. He has presented to both regional and national organizations.
He received his BS in accounting, magna cum laude, from Johnson & Wales University, and has an AS in computer systems management.
He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants® (AICPA®), serving on the Forensic and Litigation Service Committee and Fraud Task Force. As an active member of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) Valuation and Litigation Support Resource Group, he serves on their Litigation and Valuation Services Group and Forensic Services Interest Group. He is a member of the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts™ (NACVA®) State Chapter Committee and serves as the NACVA New Jersey State Chapter President. He is also a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). In addition, Mr. Klein has been appointed to the Meadowlands 2040 Council, an economic development Think Tank for the Meadowlands and surrounding area, and is a member of the 200 Club of Bergen County.