Please join us in congratulating twelve new Friedman partners and two managing principals! These promotions will go into effect on January 1, 2022.
Meet the Partners
Michael Bowen-Ashwin – Tax, Marlton – Michael delivers tax compliance, planning and financial reporting services to closely held businesses and high-net-worth individuals in industries including manufacturing, real estate, and professional services, among others.
Matthew Citrolo – Tax, New York – Matthew advises real estate, advertising, technology and consumer goods clients with physical or intangible assets across multiple jurisdictions on tax planning, operating agreements, and asset purchases and sales.
Kathy Deng – Tax, New York – Kathy provides tax compliance, planning, and accounting services to businesses in a range of industries including commercial and residential real estate, apparel and manufacturing, professional services, and hospitality.
Tim Duffy – Tax, Philadelphia – Tim prepares and reviews tax materials, financial statements and reports and consults on best practices relating to compliance, audits, and reporting.
Patrick Dugan – Audit, Marlton/Philadelphia – Pat provides accounting, audit and consulting services to private companies at every stage of their lifecycle and is a member of the firm’s Quality Review Department, which establishes and monitors the firm’s accounting and auditing policies and procedures.
Steven Fischer – Audit, New York – Steven works closely with clients within commercial and residential real estate, not-for-profit, and hospitality industries, among others, to provide audit, tax, and consulting services.
Heather Goldstein – Tax, New York – Heather provides tax compliance and planning services to closely-held businesses, including corporations, partnerships, and high-net-worth individuals involved with the consumer products and real estate industries.
Ken Harris – Audit, Marlton – Ken assists public and private businesses with complex audits and provides insight on issues like business strategy, international reporting, and internal controls, among others.
Kimberly Kelly – Tax, New York – Kimberly serves the tax compliance and planning needs of closely-held businesses and is well versed in tax issues relating to corporations, partnerships, high-net-worth individuals, not-for-profits, and payroll and sales tax, among others.
Michael Pace – Tax, East Hanover – Michael advises high-net-worth individuals and multi-generational families on wealth stewardship strategies, assists with structuring philanthropic initiatives, and provides individual and trust income tax planning, compliance, and consulting services.
Alexandre Rodrigues – Audit, East Hanover – Alexandre analyzes complex equity instruments involving preferred stock, convertible debt, warrants, share-based compensation and other financial instruments, and manages the audits of publicly and privately-held entities.
Brad Slavinski – Tax, Marlton – Brad delivers accounting, tax compliance, tax planning, and management advisory services to corporations, partnerships, and individuals in a wide range of industries including real estate, hospitality, professional services, manufacturing, and consumer products.
Meet the Managing Principals
Lindsay Gaal – COO/Chief Human Resources Officer, New York – Lindsay designs and implements talent development, retention, succession planning, resource management, benefits, and compensation strategies, leads her team in the formulation of HR policies and procedures, and assists with mergers and acquisitions, operations, processes, policies and automation, and general management.
David Shuster – Tax Controversy, New York – David advises, represents and defends clients in controversies with the IRS and the state taxing authorities and consults with corporations, partnerships, private foundations, public charities, and individuals on tax planning and compliance.
About Friedman LLP
Friedman has been serving the accounting, tax and business consulting needs of public and private companies for nearly 100 years. Our industry-focused practices feature concentrated areas of expertise and a thorough understanding of the current economic environment. We have the ability to be innovative in our approach, act quickly in our decision making and be flexible in our delivery of services. Friedman clients benefit from our dedicated partners, cutting-edge technical expertise, and understanding of their industries and businesses. We are proud to combine the staff and resources of a large firm with a philosophy of personal responsibility for our clients. Friedman is headquartered in Manhattan and has locations on both the East and West Coast of the United States as well as in China.
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