EisnerAmper adds 2 new tax partners

EisnerAmper, the accounting and advisory firm with a heavy presence in New Jersey, on Wednesday announced that Pamela Dennett and John Clausen have joined the firm as partners with a specialization in taxation.

Dennett, a partner in the firm’s Private Client Services Group, has 30 years of experience helping ultra-high net worth individuals, family offices and business owners navigate complex tax landscapes. She guides clients through the intricacies of estate tax, gift tax, charitable planning, income tax and generation-skipping transfer tax. She also provides insightful mergers & acquisitions consultations and conducts sophisticated cash flow analyses for family offices. Dennett assists executors and trustees in complex estate and trust planning and administration, including trust funding.

Dennett has a B.S. in political science from Old Dominion University. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Financial Planner as well as a member of the American Institute of CPAs, Communities Foundation of Texas Advisory Council, and the Dallas Estate Planning Council. Dennett is based at the firm’s Dallas office.

Clausen, a partner in the firm’s SALT Group, specializes in state and local taxation. With 30 years of experience, Clausen serves individuals, startups and large entities in the technology and life sciences, financial services and manufacturing sectors. He assists clients in assessing their tax obligations resulting from cross-border sales, maintaining employees in states and engaging contractors or vendors in states. Clausen applies complex state apportionment rules to determine state income taxes for multistate businesses. He also helps individuals with state residency transitions.

Clausen has a B.S. in business economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara and an M.S. in taxation from Golden Gate University. He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs. He is based at the firm’s San Francisco office.

“As the firm continues its impressive growth, we’ve become a magnet for top talent like Pamela and John,” Michael Laveman, managing partner of EisnerAmper’s Tax Practice, said. “Based on their decades of experience, they will be extraordinary resources for our clients, and we welcome them heartily.”