Andersen James A
Bio: James A. Andersen, CPA/ABV/CFF, ASA is a partner with Hemming Morse, LLP. For over 30 years, he has been involved in more than 800 business valuation and litigation assignments and has testified as an expert witness in various counties throughout California. Andersen’s business valuation experience has included assignments for merger and acquisition transactions, buy/sell agreements, dissenting shareholder actions, marital dissolutions, and estate and gift tax. Andersen is a past chair of CalCPA’s Forensic Services Section’s Business Valuation Section and was a board member of the Forensic Services Section Steering Committee from 2002-2015. He also chaired the 2008 AICPA/ASA National Business Valuation Conference. Andersen is an instructor for both the AICPA and CalCPA Education Foundation on various business valuation, business succession planning, and litigation topics.
Stern Claudia J.
(California Society of CPAs - Burlingame Office)
Claudia Stern is a principal in the forensic and financial consulting services group at Hemming Morse. She has worked on numerous business valuations, forensic accounting engagements and economic damages matters involving a wide range of industries. Stern’s valuation experience includes dissenting shareholder and partner actions, mergers and acquisitions, family law and estate and gift matters. Her forensic accounting engagements have included breach of fiduciary duty claims, fraud, bankruptcy, alter ego and malpractice actions.