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Eric J. Lawrence, CPA
Eric J. Lawrence, CPA, MST is a partner at Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman CPAs who specializes in taxation and estate work. He has worked in public accounting since 1984, and currently administers the firm’s Corporate Tax Department.
In addition to tax compliance matters, Mr. Lawrence consults with the firm’s clients on such issues as optimum business structure, investment decisions, establishment of fringe benefit and pension plans, and the coordination of corporate and shareholder/key employee tax saving strategies. He addresses particularly complex tax issues with clients concerning investments, estate and gift taxes, succession planning and allocation of financial resources. Mr. Lawrence works closely with many attorneys on mutual clients and he has special expertise on law firm partnerships with complex multi-state taxation issues. He collaborates with clients to implement tax saving strategies and ensure compliance with current regulations. Mr. Lawrence has represented clients before the Internal Revenue Service at all levels of appeal.
Mr. Lawrence conducts seminars for clients and professional groups on various topics including tax law changes and tax and retirement planning.
- Master of Science, Taxation, American University
- Bachelor of Science, Accounting, University of Maryland
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- Greater Washington Society of CPAs (GWSCPA)
- Maryland Association of CPAs (MACPA)
Jerry’s team, Michael Shaffer and Jackie Cardello, are confident and know what we are trying to accomplish … Jerry is a wealth of knowledge. He asks the right questions and makes us think outside the box to find the best solution.
Barbara Vinesette | Chief Financial Officer
Integrated Laboratory Systems