NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Sep 16, 2013) - New York Law Journal (NYLJ) readers have ranked Marks Paneth among the top three forensic accounting service providers in the New York area. This is the fourth consecutive year that Marks Paneth has been recognized and the first time selected as number two. Marks Paneth is also the only major regional firm to be voted in the top three firms in NYLJ's Annual Reader Ranking Survey.

"We strive to provide our clients with state-of-the-art procedures and methodologies for addressing cases involving financial fraud, theft and embezzlement, errors and irregularities, and other accounting misconduct. It's an honor to have the firm's financial, operational and investigative expertise consistently recognized by New York's legal community," said Steven L. Henning, Ph.D., CPA, Partner-in-Charge of the Litigation and Corporate Financial Advisory Services Group at Marks Paneth.

Marks Paneth'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; healthcare fraud and abuse evaluation; insurance fraud detection; fraud prevention and internal audit consulting; commercial damages, as well as comprehensive training and education.

The NYLJ rankings are the result of online ballots completed by over 8,200 readers consisting of attorneys and legal professionals from solo offices to large companies. The 2013 survey ranked over 350 firms in 80 categories including technology, research, accounting, insurance, financial services, litigation support, real estate, education recruiting and staffing, as well as forensic accounting.

Marks Paneth's forensic accounting team's perspectives on the marketplace are available in the firm's library at:

For more information, please contact Katarina Wenk-Bodenmiller of Sommerfield Communications, Inc. at (212) 255-8386 or

About Marks Paneth

Marks Paneth is an accounting firm with over 500 people, of whom nearly 65 are partners and principals. The firm provides public and private 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, whose origins date back to 1907, is the 34th largest accounting firm in the nation and the 16th 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 for the fourth year in a row.

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.
(212) 255-8386