Marks Paneth Expands Alyssa Forslund's General Counsel Role to Include Chief Risk Officer

February 3, 2020

New York, NY (February 03, 2020) – Leading accounting, tax and advisory firm, Marks Paneth LLP, has expanded Alyssa Forslund’s General Counsel role to include Chief Risk Officer.

In this expanded role, which leverages her extensive industry experience and her participation serving as a key member of the firm’s leadership team, Ms. Forslund will be instrumental in aligning the firm’s risk initiatives across all practices and service lines. Her responsibilities include strengthening the firm’s ability to identify and manage risks, developing best practices, policies and procedures to mitigate risks, and developing internal training programs to promote risk awareness among partners and staff. Ms. Forslund is also a member of the firm’s Management Committee and works closely with the firm’s Executive Committee.

“Alyssa’s experience as General Counsel and as a member of the Management Committee gives her a deep understanding of our business strategy and makes her a natural fit for this position,” said Harry Moehringer, Marks Paneth’s Managing Partner. “I am confident in her leadership as we continue to navigate enterprise risk issues throughout the firm.”

“I am honored to serve as Marks Paneth’s Chief Risk Officer and General Counsel,” Ms. Forslund said. “The management of risk is critical to the success and stability of our firm, and I look forward to ensuring that the firm continues to be protected by identifying and mitigating those risks.”

Ms. Forslund’s extensive legal experience includes working at a New York City law firm specializing in litigation. She is admitted to the bar in New York State and is also admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court.

Ms. Forslund is based in Marks Paneth’s New York City headquarters.