SOURCE: Marks Paneth LLP

Marks Paneth LLP

September 01, 2015 10:00 ET

John N. Evans Named Partner-in-Charge of Marks Paneth's New Jersey Office

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Sep 1, 2015) - Accounting firm Marks Paneth LLP has named John N. Evans, 61, Partner-in-Charge of the firm's New Jersey office, located in Parsippany. In this role, he will oversee the firm's operations and strategic growth at that location.

With nearly 40 years' experience in public accounting, Mr. Evans has held numerous leadership positions with global and national professional services firms and has practiced extensively in New Jersey.

"The firm's acquisition of Fischer Barr & Wissinger LLC earlier this year presents us with the opportunity to grow and expand our client base in the state. With his many years of public practice, deeply-rooted history in New Jersey and proven ability to lead by example, I can't think of a more qualified individual than John to continue growing our operations in the state," said Harry Moehringer, Managing Partner.

Mr. Evans has served both public and private multinational companies, providing significant international and domestic tax planning advice. He specializes in tax issues affecting closely-held businesses and their owners and has worked on tax matters related to conversions of large, multinational C corporations into S corporations. He serves clients across a wide range of industries including consumer business, technology, professional services, manufacturing, distribution, wholesale and retail. Mr. Evans is a certified public accountant (CPA) in New Jersey and New York and a member of the American Institute of CPAs, New Jersey Society of CPAs and New York State Society of CPAs. In addition to his professional activities, he is a member of the Board of Trustees and Executive and Finance Committees of CancerCare.

For more information, please contact Katarina Wenk-Bodenmiller of Sommerfield Communications, Inc. at (212) 255-8386 or katarina@sommerfield.com.

About Marks Paneth

Marks Paneth LLP is an accounting firm with more than 550 people, including over 70 partners and principals. The firm provides public and private businesses with a full range of auditing, accounting, tax, consulting, trade remediation and valuation 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, hospitality, media, entertainment, nonprofit and government services 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, whose origins date back to 1907, is the 35th largest accounting firm in the nation and the 9th largest in the mid-Atlantic region. In addition, readers of the New York Law Journal rank Marks Paneth as one of the area's top three forensic accounting firms for the fifth year in a row.

Its headquarters are in New York City. Additional offices are in Washington, DC, New Jersey, Long Island, Westchester and the Cayman Islands. For more information, please visit www.markspaneth.com.

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