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Adrian Stern
USC Gould School of Law

Adrian Stern

Lecturer in Law

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699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA

Last Updated: December 30, 2018




Adrian Stern is a founding member of Clumeck Stern Schenkelberg & Getzoff and has been engaged in public accounting since 1979, specializing in the areas of management consulting and the installation and evaluation of data processing systems. He is experienced in expert witness testimony regarding computer systems, damage calculations, loss of earnings and professional malpractice cases. Stern provides consultation to CPA firms regarding valuations, mergers and acquisitions. He is also experienced in auditing and accounting involving various types of manufacturing, distribution and professional service clients as well as real estate operations and acquisitions.

Stern is the recipient of the 1991 and 2009 Instructor Excellence Award from the California CPA Education Foundation. He is the author and instructor of numerous California CPA Education Foundation's courses including "How to Buy and Sell CPA Practices,” "Excel for CPAs,” “Legal and Financial Aspects of Restructuring and Liquidation,” “Stopping Fraud in Your Business,” “Finding and Evaluating Frauds: A Case Study Approach,” and “Advanced Fraud Case Study.” He is also the author and editor for the Harcourt Brace book, CPAs Complete Billing and Collection Handbook and an editor of the Managing and Accounting Practice Guide published by the AICPA. Stern has lectured nationwide speaking on various topics to more than 10,000 fellow CPAs in 20 states.

Stern is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is a past member of the Board of Trustees for the California CPA Education Foundation. He has also served on many committees and task forces for the California Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Education Foundation.

Stern previously served as the chairman of Partners in Care Foundation as well as previously serving as the chairman of the Audit Committee. He is a former member of the executive committee and past treasurer for Temple Adat Elohim. He is currently serving as the chairman of California Center for Public Health Advocacy as well as the former treasurer. Stern is also currently the treasurer for the LAFD Foundation, a group that supports the local fire departments.

Stern received his master’s degree from the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business and his bachelor of general studies from the University of Michigan.

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Bloomberg Government
June 22, 2022
Re: Franita Tolson

Franita Tolson was interviewed about how federal lawsuits from North Carolina, Alabama, and Arkansas test the limits of the Voting Rights Act, the boundaries of state government authority, and the ability of voting rights groups to file racial gerrymandering cases. “These doctrines and approaches in these cases fundamentally reset the rules of the game,” she said. “In 2030 we will live in a completely different world than we lived in in 2020, and 2020 was not favorable to minority voters at all.”

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