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

Mr. Klein is selected as a ranked lawyer for corporate investigations/anti-corruption in China by Chambers Global 2015 and Chambers Asia-Pacific 2015.

Mr. Klein speaks 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

  • Illinois
  • Registered Foreign Lawyer HK
  • 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, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Government Enforcement and White Collar Crime; Litigation; Cross-Border Investigations
bradley.klein@skadden.com