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Marks Paneth & Shron LLP

February 13, 2012 10:00 ET

International Tax Specialist Joins Marks Paneth & Shron, Leading New York-Area Accounting Firm

James M. Robbins, JD, LLM, Brings Over 25 Years of Corporate International Tax, Derivatives and Financial Products Experience to MP&S

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Feb 13, 2012) - New York-area accounting firm Marks Paneth & Shron LLP (MP&S) announced that international tax, financial products and derivatives specialist James M. Robbins, JD, LLM, 52, has joined the firm's tax practice as a principal. He will be based in MP&S's headquarters in Manhattan.

Mr. Robbins comes to MP&S from ParenteBeard LLC where he was partner-in-charge of the International Tax group. In this capacity, he advised clients on international and corporate tax matters, as well as mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations and restructurings. Mr. Robbins began as an associate at the law firm of Shearman & Sterling, but spent most of his career in public accounting. Over the course of twenty-five years, he has developed a strong expertise in international tax, financial products and derivatives.

"International business is exploding, and many of our clients are going global," said Steven Eliach, JD, LLM, and Principal-in-Charge of the Tax Group at Marks Paneth & Shron. "Jamie's experience in international tax and multi-jurisdictional issues will help us keep abreast of this trend while continuing to serve our sophisticated client base."

Mr. Robbins holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Syracuse University, a Juris Doctor from University of Bridgeport School of Law and a Master of Laws from Boston University School of Law. He is a member of the American, Connecticut and New York City Bar Associations.

About Marks Paneth & Shron LLP
Marks Paneth & Shron LLP is an accounting firm with nearly 475 people, of whom approximately 60 are partners and principals. The firm provides businesses with a full range of auditing, accounting, tax, consulting, bankruptcy and restructuring services as well as litigation and corporate financial advisory services to domestic and international clients. The firm also specializes in providing tax advisory and consulting for high-net-worth individuals and their families, as well as a wide range of services for international, real estate, media, entertainment, nonprofit, professional and financial services and energy clients. The firm has a strong track record supporting emerging growth companies, entrepreneurs, business owners and investors as they navigate the business life cycle.

The firm's subsidiary, Tailored Technologies, LLC, provides information technology consulting services. In addition, its membership in Morison International, a leading international association for independent business advisers, financial consulting and accounting firms, facilitates service delivery to clients throughout the United States and around the world. Marks Paneth & Shron LLP, whose origins date back to 1907, is the 30th largest firm in the nation and the 13th largest in the New York area. In addition, readers of the New York Law Journal rank MP&S as one of the area's top forensic accounting firms.

Its headquarters are in Manhattan. Additional offices are in Westchester, Long Island and the Cayman Islands.

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