nance consulting, and foundation tax and
investment consulting. Launched the Raffa
Learning Community to offer clients education by its experts.
U Raich Ende Malter & Co.: New to the
list. Saw revenue growth of close to 35
percent, and grew its overall staff by more
than 40 percent.
U Rehmann: In January 2011, merged in
Ann Arbor-based Wright, Griffin, Davis &
Co. In September, merged in Boca Raton,
Fla.-based Levine & Associates. In January
2012, merged in Mt. Clemens, Mich.-based
Goerlich Richert & Kaiser.
U Reinsel Kuntz Lesher: New to the list.
In July 2011, elected new chief executive
officer, Ed Monborne; acquired Senior Living Services Consulting Group from ParenteBeard. Introduced several new training
programs, and implemented a new HR
U Reznick Group: No. 1 Regional Leader
in the Capitol Region. In September 2011,
launched an online mapping tool to help
clients determine eligibility for the New
Markets Tax Credit Program. Saw revenue
growth of over 5 percent.
U RGL Forensics: In July, opened new office in Chicago. Fastest growing specialty
service — forensics/fraud. Fastest growing client category — insurance carriers.
Named an Accounting Today Best Firm to
Work For in 2011.
U Rosen Seymour Shapss Martin &
Co.: In January 2011, merged in Rockland County, N.Y.-based Kahn, Hoffman
& Hochman, adding four partners and 40
U Rothstein, Kass & Co.: Saw revenue
growth of almost 10 percent; grew staff by
more than 10 percent. In October 2011,
added complex data analytics services to
its litigation & forensic accounting services
practice; sued by two hedge fund managers over due diligence work.
U RubinBrown: In June, acquired Denver-based Bondi & Co. In 2012, celebrated its
60th anniversary. Developed Life Sciences
U SC&H Group: Saw “significant growth”
in SALT, risk management, business process management, and supplier assurance
practices, and focused on government
contracting and not-for-profit industries.
Added real estate appraisal services.
U Schenck: In July 2011, merged in
Wausau, Wis.-based Rajek, Grimm & Associates, adding a ninth office. Enhanced
focus on industry teams and industry specialist services.
U Schneider Downs: Saw revenue growth
of over 6 percent.
U Seiler: Increased partner, professional
and overall staff numbers.
U Sikich: In June 2011, became an Epicor
reseller. In August, launched subscription-based HR consulting service. In November,
merged in Indianapolis-based Ent : Imler
CPA, adding four partners and 30 staff.
U SingerLewak: Opened San Francisco
office. Saw revenue growth of over 8 percent. Fastest growing specialty service —
state and local taxes. Fastest growing client
category — media and entertainment.
U Squar, Milner, Peterson, Miranda &
Williamson: In March 2011, merged in tax
and accounting group from White Zuckerman. In August, added bankruptcy and
insolvency group from LECG.
U SS&G: In September 2011, opened office
in Raleigh, N.C. In January 2012, opened
office in downtown Chicago; changed
name to SS&G Inc.
U SVA CPAs: In December 2011, announced acquisition of wealth management and trust company.
U UHY Advisors: In October 2011, became a BlackLine Systems reseller. Fastest growing specialty service — personal
financial planning. Fastest growing client
category — energy.
U Vavrinek Trine Day & Co.: All figures
are Accounting Today estimates.
U Warren Averett: Formed from January
2012 combination of Top 100 Firm Warren, Averett, Kimbrough & Marino with
Wilson, Price, Barranco, Blankenship &
Billingsley, and O’Sullivan Creel. In July
2011, WAKM merged with Huntsville, Ala.-based White Fleming & Co. In September,
installed new CEO and managing director,
U Watkins Meegan: Saw growth of over
9 percent. Increased hospitality industry
presence, and saw growth in government
U Weaver: In January 2011, merged in
Houston-based L. T. Hawthorne & Associates Inc. In July, merged in Midland, Texas,
office of Killman, Murrell & Co. In September, expanded energy credit brokering
services. In January 2012, merged in San
Antonio-based John R. Hannah & Co.
U WeiserMazars: In February 2011, acquired consulting group from LECG. Invested heavily in health care consulting
practice throughout the year. In January
2012, acquired Garden City, N.Y.-based
Biscotti, Toback & Co.
U Whitley Penn: Expanded services in
audit, tax and litigation support/business
valuation. In September 2011, announced
plans to move to new Dallas office. Named
an Accounting Today Best Firm to Work
For in 2011.
U Wipfli: In first half of 2011, acquired
Washington-based Michael R. Bell & Co.,
Illinois-based Lindgren Callihan Van Os-dol, and Illinois-based Blascoe & Associates. In June, launched a corporate financial services subsidiary, WCF Advisors.
Launched public company services practice. In January 2012, announced plans to
merge with Top 100 Firm Eide Bailly to
form EB Wipfli in June.
U WithumSmith+Brown: In August 2011,
became an Intacct partner. In December,
expanded to New York City through merger with EisnerLubin, adding nine partners
and 50 staff. Opened an office in Orlando,
Fla. Named an Accounting Today Best Firm
to Work For in 2011.