Brian H Kleiner, PhD Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Phone: 714 879 9705
  • Cell: 714 595 1891
  • Fax: 714 879 5600
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Employment and Management

Specialty Focus: ADA, Compensation, Discrimination, FMLA, Harassment, Hiring, Human Resources, Investigation, Personal Management, Sexual Harassment, Workplace Violence, Wrongful Termination

Education: PhD, Management, UCLA; MBA, UCLA; BS, Business Administration, Drexel

Years in Practice: 21

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 39


Additional Information

Brian H. Kleiner is a Professor of Human Resource Management from a prestigious California University following his having earned a MBA degree and PhD in Management degree, each from UCLA. He has over 500 publications and has received many honors for the quality of these publications and his teaching excellence. A former human resource manager at Ford Motor Company, Dr. Kleiner has provided consulting services to over 100 business and government clients and has trained thousands of employees. Additionally, he has given trial or arbitration testimony in over 70 cases for both plaintiffs and defense. The employment-related topics for which Dr. Kleiner has provided expert witness testimony include the following: compliance of organization policies, procedures and practices with standards of appropriate human resources management; preventing and investing complaints concerning sexual harassment and other forms of discrimination and harassment; retaliation; workplace reductions; performance appraisals, progressive discipline, just cause and wrongful termination; analysis and evaluation of reasonable accommodation, undue hardship, essential functions and other issues under the ADA; negligent hiring, retention, and supervision; promotion selections; FMLA; executive and employee compensation, wage and hours, ERISA, benefits/pensions; and workplace violence, safety, OSHA.