Marks Paneth & Shron LLP Names Forensic Accounting Specialist as Partner in Litigations and Corporta

July 21, 2011

New York, NY - (July 21, 2011) – New York-area accounting firm Marks Paneth LLP has appointed forensic accounting specialist Eric A. Kreuter, Ph.D, CPA, CFE, age 51, as a Partner in the firm's Litigation and Corporate Financial Advisory Services Group.

Dr. Kreuter recently served as a partner at BST Valuation & Litigation Advisors, LLC, a New York accounting and consulting firm.

At Marks Paneth, Dr. Kreuter will help lead litigation and forensic work. He will also bring to bear his significant experience in management, commercial damages and human resources issues.

"Forensic accounting and litigation consulting have long been core services at the firm," said Steven L. Henning, Ph.D, CPA. "Eric's deep experience in fraud investigations will allow us to continue to deliver intelligent guidance to our clients."

Dr. Kreuter was previously a founding shareholder of Marden, Harrison and Kreuter, CPAs, PC a firm where he worked, including its predecessors since 1983.

Dr. Kreuter earned a Ph.D in Clinical Psychology from Saybrook University in San Francisco, California. Previously, he earned a Masters degree in Industrial Psychology from Long Island University in Dobbs Ferry, New York, and a Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting degree from Manhattan College in Bronx, New York.

Dr. Kreuter has had over a dozen years of teaching experience as an Associate Professor at Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, New York, where he taught graduate classes in Human Resource Management. He serves on the American Board of Forensic Accounting of the American College of Forensic Examiners International.

About Marks Paneth

Marks Paneth 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, 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 JHI, the 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 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 Marks Paneth 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. For more information, please visit