Prager Metis CPAs Welcomes Lewis Stark as New Partner

Company News | Lewis Stark | Aug 15, 2017

Noted Expert to Join Royalty Audit and Contract Compliance Services Group

Prager Metis CPAs, a leading accounting and advisory firm with offices in North America, Europe, and Asia, welcomes Lewis Stark, CPA, CFE as its newest partner. Stark joins Prager Metis as a Partner in the Royalty Audit and Contract Compliance Services Group. He will be based out of Prager Metis’ New York City office.

“We’re very excited to have Lewis and his team join the firm,” says Glenn Friedman, CEO of Prager Metis.  “As a CPA and a certified fraud examiner with an extensive background in royalty audits and contract compliance services, litigation consulting and as a testifying expert, Lewis has a unique expertise that few possess. Moving his entire team and diversified base of clients to Prager Metis will bolster our global royalty audit and contract compliance practice and his knowledge and skills will expand and enhance our existing services.”

Mr. Stark specializes in conducting royalty, distribution, and profit participation audits; contract compliance investigations; and vendor, landlord and tenant examinations. He has recovered substantial funds for his clients over his 27 years of service. Additionally, the compliance services that Mr. Stark provides protect the integrity and value of intellectual properties including copyrights, trademarks, brands, and patents.  Other services Mr. Stark provides include financial due diligence, litigation consulting, expert witness testimony, forensic investigations, and film and television production tax incentive audits.

“Bringing Lewis on board is essential for our plans to expand our resources and further strengthen our reputation as the “go-to” expert in Royalty Audit and Contract Compliance Services,” says Chris Hull, CPA, Partner-in-Charge of Royalty Audit and Contract Compliance Group.

“Prager Metis has a level of expertise, long-standing reputation, and a global presence that is unique for an accounting firm of its size,” says Stark. “Their strategy to expand the Royalty Audit and Contract Compliance Services Group aligns with my vision of building a global practice of compliance experts that provides a suite of diversified compliance services.   I have competed against Prager Metis for over 25 years and am very excited to join their royalty compliance team.”

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