NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Sep 11, 2012) - Readers of the New York Law Journal (NYLJ) have, once again, ranked Marks Paneth & Shron LLP (MP&S) among the top three forensic accounting providers serving the New York legal community within the publication's 3rd Annual Reader Ranking Survey. The NYLJ rankings are the result of online ballots completed by over 6,800 readers, a 50% increase over 2011. More than 365 firms were listed on the ballots; in addition, voters were given the option of writing in any firms not listed. MP&S is the only mid-sized firm to be ranked among the top three firms in the category of forensic accounting for three straight years.

"Law firms, corporations, insurance carriers, nonprofits and government entities rely on MP&S for our sophisticated forensic accounting, commercial litigation, fraud investigation, fraud protection and intellectual property services," said Steven L. Henning, Ph.D., CPA, partner-in-charge of the Litigation and Corporate Financial Advisory Services Group at MP&S. "In addition to certified public accountants, the team includes fraud examiners, forensic accountants, economists and valuation analysts. Our practice is committed to being responsive, timely and cost-effective, as well as to delivering highly personalized and customized advice and execution. We're pleased that the New York legal community continues to recognize the substantial financial, investigative and operational expertise we strive to bring to bear for clients requiring civil and criminal fraud investigation, prevention and forensic accounting services, all with a focus on restoring operating efficiencies and greater profitability for our clients." 

MP&S's forensic accounting and related services include: comprehensive corporate fraud investigations; investor securities fraud investigations and analysis; analysis of financial institution fraud; bankruptcy fraud investigations; health care fraud and abuse evaluation; insurance fraud detection; fraud prevention and internal audit consulting; commercial damages, as well as comprehensive training and education.

In addition, members of MP&S's forensic accounting team frequently share their perspectives on the marketplace in articles and commentaries. MP&S publications can be found in the firm's website Library.

For more information or to speak with a Marks Paneth & Shron professional, please contact Katarina Wenk-Bodenmiller of Sommerfield Communications, Inc. at (212) 255-8386 or

About Marks Paneth & Shron LLP

Marks Paneth & Shron 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, consulting, 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 Morison International, 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 & Shron LLP, whose origins date back to 1907, is the 32nd largest accounting firm in the nation and the 13th largest in the New York area. In addition, readers of the New York Law Journal rank MP&S 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

Contact Information:

Katarina Wenk-Bodenmiller
Sommerfield Communications, Inc.