Jeffrey Brandlin

Senior Managing Director,
Brandlin & Associates Accountancy Corporation

Contact Details

Senior Managing Director,
Brandlin & Associates Accountancy Corporation
545 South Figueroa Street, Suite 1134
Los Angeles, CA 90071
United States

Years of Experience


Professional Bio

Jeffrey E. Brandlin is the founder and chief executive of Brandlin & Associates Accountancy Corporation (B&A), and specializes in providing professional services to lenders, creditors, shareholders, and investors. These services include due diligence engagements related to crucial financial decisions, and the reorganization and restructuring of problem credit situations. Mr. Brandlin also provides litigation support, bankruptcy and insolvency consulting and other forensic accounting services. In 2008, Mr. Brandlin obtained the Credential of Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). This credential combines specialized forensic accounting expertise with the core knowledge and skills that make CPAs among the most trusted business advisers. The CFF encompasses fundamental and specialized forensic accounting skills that CPA practitioners apply in a variety of service areas, including: bankruptcy and insolvency; computer forensics; economic damages; family law; fraud investigations; litigation support; stakeholder disputes and valuations. In 2004, Mr. Brandlin obtained the status of Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor (CIRA) from the Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors (AIRA). The objective of the CIRA program is to recognize, by public awareness and by certification, those individuals who possess a high degree of specialized professional expertise in the area of business bankruptcy and insolvency, receiverships and other litigation matters. Mr. Brandlin’s professional affiliations include the AICPA, the California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CSCPA), the AIRA, the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), and the Association for Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). Mr. Brandlin founded B&A in 1980 after a successful career in the Los Angeles professional accounting community as a litigation consultant and, previously, as an audit manager for Coopers & Lybrand. His extensive career has encompassed clients in a broad range of businesses, including the entertainment industry, manufacturing, oil and gas production, refining and distribution, food service, health care, construction, retail, financial and professional service firms, asset-based and corporate lenders, merchants, investors, and other public, private and not-for-profit organizations. During the past 35+ years, Mr. Brandlin has been involved in significant engagements where he has provided professional services as an expert witness, financial advisor, forensic accountant, and / or litigation and workout consultant. See our website @ for a detailed CV.

Company Description

Brandlin & Associates (B&A) is a boutique financial advisory firm focused on providing superior quality service in order for clients to make informed decisions in a timely manner .Operating for over 30 years, we have experienced bull and bear markets, real estate booms ,busts and a myriad evolutionary changes to how businesses operate.We take pride in enabling our clients to make informed decisions in a timely manner by providing superior technical expertise, strategic thinking, and unparalleled service to decipher financial, economic and operational performance metrics.

Number of Times Appointed a Receiver


Lead Roles in Federal Receiverships

  • Principal (Lead) Forensic Accountant
  • Receiver

Other Roles in Federal Receiverships

  • Financial Advisor

Receivership Experience in these USDC Courts

  • California Central

Receivership Experience with these Agencies

  • Federal Trade Commision
  • Securities and Exchange Commission

Sizes of Federal Equity Receiverships

  • $ 1 - $10 Million
  • $25 Million +

Federal Equity Receivership Cases on which I have Worked

  • FTC v. Bunzai Media Group (Case No. 2:15-CV4527) SEC v. Yang,et al (USDC CD Cal. Case No. 5:15-CV-02387-SVW(KKx)) SEC v. Capital Cove Bancorp, LLC, et al (USCDCD Cal Case No. SACV 15-00980-JLS(JCx)) FTC v. First Time Credit Solution Corp, et al (USCD CD Cal. Case No. CV 15-01921-DPP (PJWx)) SEC v. Richard Nguyen, AKA Nguyen Thanh Vu, & NTV Financial Group, Inc., Defendants & Mai Do, Relief Defendant (USDC CD Cal. Case No.SACV19-1174-AG (KESx)).

Roles in Other (Non-Federal) Equity Receiverships

  • Accountant to Creditor Appointed Receiver
  • Accountant to State Court Appointed Receiver
  • Consultant
  • Financial Advisor

Industry Specialties

  • Capital Management
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Fiduciary Management
  • Finance
  • Gaming
  • Hospitality
  • Medical
  • Mineral/Geological Materials
  • Real Estate
  • Technology

Professional Certifications

  • *Certified Public Accountant by State of CA, 1976 *Certified Insolvency Restructuring Advisor (CIRA) - 2004 Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors (AIRA) *Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) - 2008 American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) *Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor (CM&AA) - 2015 Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors (AM&AA)

Other Professional Associations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CSCPA), the Association of Insolvency & Recovery Advisors (AIRA), the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), & the Special Asset Management Association (SAMA).


Bachelor of Science, Accounting, San Diego State University

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