September 26, 2017

New York, NY (September 26, 2017) – The Philadelphia Business Journal announced today the honorees of their inaugural Best of the Bar: Philadelphia’s Top Lawyers program. Leading accounting, tax and advisory firm, Marks Paneth LLP, is the Presenting Sponsor of the 2017 program, which seeks to honor Philadelphia-area attorneys and their recent accomplishments.

Honorees were nominated by their peers in the following categories: business litigation, employment litigation, intellectual property litigation, bankruptcy, corporate, real estate and in-house counsel.

Nominations were judged by Rodney Smolla, Dean of Widener University’s Delaware Law School; Robert Young, former General Counsel at Airgas; and Michael Coleman, retired legal recruiter. The honorees were chosen based on the quality of their work, in the areas of business/legal significance, size of the result, and business impact.

An awards ceremony is slated for October 24, 2017 from 5-8 p.m. at Ballroom at the Ben, 834 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107. For a full list of honorees and event registration, please click here.

About Marks Paneth LLP

Marks Paneth LLP is a premier accounting firm with origins dating back to 1907. With a team of nearly 700 professionals, the firm provides a full range of audit, accounting, tax and consulting services, with specialties in international tax, forensic accounting, litigation support, family office and financial advisory services.

Marks Paneth professionals deliver expert knowledge in a wide range of industries, including real estate, hospitality and restaurants; nonprofit, government and healthcare; manufacturing, wholesale and distribution; theater, media and entertainment; high-net-worth; and financial and professional services. The firm offers expanded resources through its subsidiary technology consulting firm, Tailored Technologies, LLC, and its membership in Morison KSi Ltd., a global association of professional service firms serving clients’ cross-border accounting, tax and consulting needs.

Headquartered in New York City, with additional offices in New York State, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Washington, DC and Florida, Marks Paneth is ranked by Accounting Today as the 30th largest accounting firm in the nation and among the top 10 in the Mid-Atlantic Region. For more information, visit

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