Johnson Lambert & Co. Expands Into The Atlanta Marketplace

Falls Church, Va.-based Johnson Lambert & Co. (FY08 net revenue of $21.2 million) announces its plans to open an office in the Atlanta in January 2010. The Georgia office continues the firm’s national expansion and strengthens the firm’s commitment to growth in the Southeastern U.S. The firm has seven additional offices including three in the Southeastern U.S.: North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida. The Georgia office will provide audit and tax services to clients in the insurance and alternative risk and employee benefit plan industry niches.

Marcia Jerding, a partner associated with Ernst & Young in Atlanta for over 17 years, will join JL&Co. as a partner effective January 1, to lead the firm’s Atlanta office.

JL&Co.’s, MP, Deborah Lambert, says “I am thrilled to have the opportunity for JL&Co. to open an office in the Atlanta area. While further expanding our geographic footprint, we are still able to maintain our disciplined focus on providing high quality cost-effective audit and tax services to distinct industry niches. Marcia is absolutely the right person to lead this expansion. She not only brings a tremendous depth of experience in two of our core niches, insurance and alternative risk and employee benefit plans, she also provides leadership skills and entrepreneurial spirit consistent with the firm’s historical culture.”