Layne Albert Joins Grant Thornton’s Tax Practice in New York

Layne Albert

Layne Albert

Layne Albert has joined Chicago-based Grant Thornton (FY14 net revenue of $1.4 billion) as a partner in the firm’s tax practice, based in New York.

Albert has more than 25 years of experience in the financial services industry. He specializes in identifying, understanding and managing federal and state tax issues related to complex business transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, financings, recapitalizations, securitizations, reorganizations and bankruptcies.

“Layne brings to Grant Thornton extensive knowledge and experience delivering federal and state tax service offerings within the financial services industry,” said Frank Kurre, Grant Thornton’s Metro New York and New England MP. “He will be integral in continuing to expand our financial services tax capabilities throughout Metro New York and New England.”

Most recently, Albert was a managing director at Alvarez & Marsal Taxand LLC.