Frazier & Deeter Names Four New Partners

Atlanta-based Frazier & Deeter (FY18 net revenue of $96.0 million) announces that four members of the firm have been admitted as partners:  Clay Huffman, Jason Nelson, Jennifer Ray and Tommy Zavieh.

Huffman has become a partner in the firm’s audit practice. Nelson, Ray and Zavieh are the newest partners in the tax practice.

Huffman, who is also chair of the Georgia State Board of Accountancy, has worked with a variety of institutions, assisting clients with the development of policies and procedures and internal controls over financial reporting, as well as performing and managing financial statement audits and reviews and other attestation engagements. He works mainly with middle-market companies in the private sector, focusing on manufacturing and distribution, construction, aviation, private equity and professional services.

Nelson is in charge of coordinating tax and accounting services for the firm’s business and individual tax clientele. His responsibilities include reviewing a variety of tax returns, tax planning and compliance services with an emphasis in the real estate, non-profit and closely held business areas. He has significant expertise with special tax issues applicable to partnerships, limited liability companies and S corporations. He specializes in working with tax-exempt organizations, including a variety of 501(c) organizations. He is also responsible for training and developing associates on tax engagements.

Ray is one of the leaders of Frazier & Deeter’s tax practice in Tampa, Fla. She has significant experience providing comprehensive tax planning and compliance to the firm’s business and individual clients. Her expertise is concentrated in serving clients in the technology, real estate and manufacturing industries. Jennifer’s primary responsibilities include managing complex individual, large corporate and partnership tax engagements.

Zavieh, based in Atlanta, is the national leader of Frazier & Deeter’s R&D tax credit practice. He has extensive experience in addressing complex business and specialty tax needs for a variety of industries, including automotive, bio-sciences, consumer products, financial services, medical devices, oil/gas, manufacturing, pharmaceutical and technology (software and hardware).

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