JD, LL.M., Principal
Gary Purpura is a principal with CohnReznick with more than 25 years of diverse tax provision, compliance, and consulting experience. Based in the Stamford, CT office, he handles complex tax issues for partnerships and corporations including accounting methods, tax deferrals, debt workouts, and business acquisition, spin-off, liquidation, and exit strategies.
Gary has significant experience in a variety of industries including real estate, media, communications, life sciences, biotechnology, professional services, manufacturing and distribution, private equity, and venture capital. In addition, he has represented several clients in IRS and state and local tax controversies.
Formerly a lead tax partner at a Big 4 firm, Gary served Fortune 500, middle market, and entrepreneurial clients. In addition to his client service experience, Gary held several leadership and technical roles for that firm.
B.S., Accounting, Seton Hall University
JD, Pace University
Masters of Laws (LLM),Taxation, New York University School of Law