May 17, 2017

Leading accounting, tax and advisory firm, Marks Paneth LLP, has announced the addition of Douglas I. Schwartz, CPA/CFF/CGMA, CFE, as a Director in the firm’s Advisory Services group. Schwartz brings more than three decades of experience in tax, forensic accounting, business valuations and litigation support to his new role. His areas of expertise also include accounting and tax services for private equity firms and hedge funds, as well as FINRA litigation support.

“Throughout his career, Doug has demonstrated excellence in every phase of the litigation process,” commented Steven L. Henning Partner-in-Charge, Advisory Services group. “Drawing from his extensive experience in valuation opinions, deposition assistance and expert testimony, we are well-positioned to represent our clients’ needs even more effectively, both in and out of the courtroom.”

Prior to joining Marks Paneth, Schwartz served in several management positions at large accounting firms, as well as the Senior Vice President of Tax at The Blackstone Group, before founding his own tax and advisory firm in 2013.

Schwartz will be based out of Marks Paneth’s Parsippany, New Jersey office, providing tax and advisory services to the firm’s clients.


About Marks Paneth LLP

Marks Paneth LLP, a premier accounting firm with origins dating back to 1907, is ranked the 30th largest accounting firm in the nation and one of the top 10 largest in the Mid-Atlantic region, as reported by Accounting Today. With a team of nearly 700 professionals, including more than 90 partners, Marks Paneth provides a full range of audit, accounting, tax, consulting, trade remediation and valuation services, as well as litigation, forensic accounting and financial advisory services. We primarily serve domestic and international middle market, privately-held and family-owned businesses, as well as high-net-worth individuals and their families. Readers of the New York Law Journal have ranked Marks Paneth as one of the area's top three forensic accounting firms for six consecutive years.

Our firm takes pride in its depth of industry knowledge, and has developed specialized practices across a range of industries including real estate; hospitality; manufacturing, wholesale and distribution; retail; theater, media and entertainment; nonprofit, government and healthcare; and financial and professional services.

Marks Paneth’s Advisory Services Group helps public company CEOs, CFOs and audit committee members proactively manage complex financial transactions and reporting requirements. The firm also provides information technology consulting services to small and medium-sized companies and nonprofit organizations through its subsidiary, Tailored Technologies, LLC.

Marks Paneth’s membership in Morison KSi Ltd., 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 is headquartered in New York City, with additional offices in New York State, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Washington, DC. For more information, please visit