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Our History

Howard Schneider, President of Schneider Associates

This premier private investigative agency provides the finest investigators and investigative tools to the insurance industry, risk managers, third party administrators and attorneys to fight insurance fraud across the nation. As well, it provides a unique area of expertise in all areas of investigative needs.

Mr. Schneider, a licensed private investigator based in California (and previously in New York) said, "I am so proud of the staff we have brought together for these many years. Our results speak for itself."

"We have recruited experts in all the areas of investigation." The agency has dedicated units to fight fraud including a full range of surveillance operatives, an SIU department, a commercial cargo and trucking department and a legal and research unit.

Prior to forming SCHNEIDER ASSOCIATES, Mr. Schneider was the president of a successful investigative agency in New York. In the late 1980s he relocated to California where he became the Qualified Manager of Worldwide Investigations before becoming President of SCHNEIDER ASSOCIATES.

"I believe we provide our clients with the best service of any investigative agency in the nation," Mr. Schneider said.

His seminars, "A Commonsense Approach to Identifying Fraud," have been recognized by insurance companies, Third Party Administrators, Risk Mangers from across the nation.

Prior to entering the private sector, Mr. Schneider was a Special Investigator for the New York State Legislature and later held the same position with the United States House of Representatives.

SCHNEIDER ASSOCIATES can be reached by phone at 818 419 8140, or 805 494 0370, or by e mail at