Irwin Stein has conducted due diligence investigations working with top-tier law firms, accountants and investment bankers preparing public and private offerings.
Irwin earned a B.A. from Rutgers University in American Economic History and a JD from the New York Law School. He has been a member of the New York bar since 1975 and was trained and licensed in all aspects of financial services industry operations as an in-house attorney for Paine Webber Jackson and Curtis, Inc. and EF Hutton & Company.
From 1979-1987 he engaged in the private practice of law, representing financial industry firms, companies seeking capital and professional traders and investors. In 1988-89
Irwin Stein served as General Counsel of a real estate firm which operated multi-family housing units and assisted-living facilities worth $1.5 billion in 23 states. During his tenure, he supervised 2 public and 5 private securities offerings.
For ten years beginning in 1990, Mr. Stein taught Economics, Law and Economics, Finance and related courses, as an Adjunct Assistant Professor, to business school students at Golden Gate University in San Francisco. He was a member of the faculty budget committee for 5 years, serving one year as its chairperson. At the same time, he became active as an expert witness, helping litigants to dissect securities offerings that had failed.
He has qualified and testified as an expert witness more than 100 times. From 2001-2014 Mr. Stein was a full-time advocate representing hundreds of investors who had lost their money in the 2001 tech wreck and 2008 financial meltdown.