Bradley Klein is located in the firm’s Hong Kong office and leads a team representing corporations, financial institutions and individuals in internal investigations, U.S. regulatory enforcement matters, and U.S. federal and state trial and appellate litigation. 

Bio

Mr. Klein has extensive experience representing clients in Asia and the U.S. in internal investigations, regulatory enforcement actions and compliance matters involving the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and other aspects of U.S. law. He has represented companies and their boards in active investigations by federal regulators, internal company investigations, and reviews of company compliance policies and internal controls.

Mr. Klein also has broad experience conducting due diligence reviews and advising on regulatory and compliance aspects of major transactions, including acquisitions, investments and joint ventures, with a particular focus on transactions involving assets in East Asia. He has represented clients and conducted investigations in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, health care, medical devices, automotive, technology, telecommunications and financial services, among others.

Mr. Klein also has broad experience in handling an array of complex U.S. litigation for clients in Asia and the United States, including actions brought under U.S. federal securities laws, the False Claims Act (FCA), the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) and the Alien Tort Statute (ATS), as well as other claims based on federal and state statutory and common law.

Mr. Klein has been listed in Chambers Global and Chambers Asia-Pacific every year since 2015. He speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese. Prior to entering law school, he studied in Beijing on a Fulbright Scholarship.

Mr. Klein’s representations include:

  • multiple companies in various industries in FCPA compliance matters and internal investigations of alleged FCPA violations in Asia;
  • Asian and U.S.-based companies in U.S. securities class actions;
  • Asian and U.S.-based companies in anti-corruption and regulatory due diligence for major transactions, and in the negotiation of associated contract provisions;
  • companies in complex U.S. federal litigations arising under RICO, the Alien Tort Statute and the False Claims Act;
  • companies in internal investigations of alleged financial or accounting misconduct; and
  • an individual victim of human trafficking in a two-week federal jury trial to recover compensation for years of forced labor (representation was pro bono).

Credentials

Education

  • J.D., Yale Law School, 2004
  • A.B., Duke University, 1998

Admissions

  • Hong Kong
  • Illinois
  • District of Columbia

Languages

  • Mandarin Chinese

Experience

  • Law Clerk, Hon. Richard Cudahy, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (2004-2005)

Bradley A. Klein

Partner, Litigation; Government Enforcement and White Collar Crime; Cross-Border Investigations
bradley.klein@skadden.com