CohnReznick Welcomes New Managing Director Specializing in Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits

    New York, NY – March 8, 2017 – Dana S. Fried, JD, LLM, has joined the Tax Practice of CohnReznick LLP, one of the leading accounting, tax, and advisory firms in the United States, as a Managing Director, National Tax Services. 

    Based in the Firm’s New York, NY and Long Island, NY offices, Dana has 35 years of experience practicing in the tax departments of Big Four accounting firms and prominent national law firms.

    "Dana brings extensive experience in executive compensation and employee benefits to our tax practice, including all aspects of design, implementation, administration, and taxation in this area" said Kenneth Kanter, Managing Partner for CohnReznick’s Tax Practice.

    In addition to executive compensation and employee benefits planning, Dana’s expertise includes providing design/structuring, operational and administrative consulting, and tax-related services to large, medium, and small public companies and privately-held clients in virtually every industry. He also has expertise in the compensation and employee benefits aspects of mergers and acquisitions transactions, including planning, due diligence, structuring, post-transaction integration, and change of control-triggered compensation plans, agreements, and arrangements. He advises clients with employment agreements, equity and non-equity incentives, elective and non-elective nonqualified deferred compensation, related reporting and withholding requirements, and retirement, pension, and welfare plans. 

    A member of the American Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association, Dana earned a JD from Boston University School of Law, a LLM in Taxation from New York University School of Law, an MBA from Boston University Graduate School of Management and a Bachelor of Arts in English and History from SUNY Binghamton. 

    About CohnReznick

    CohnReznick LLP is one of the top accounting, tax, and advisory firms in the United States, combining the deep resources of a national firm with the hands-on, agile approach that today's dynamic business environment demands. With diverse industry expertise, the Firm provides companies with the insight and experience to help them break through and seize growth opportunities. The Firm, with origins dating back to 1919, is headquartered in New York, NY with 2,700 employees in offices nationwide. CohnReznick is a member of Nexia International, a global network of independent accountancy, tax, and business advisors. For more information, visit

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