Lewis Thomashow is a Partner in Squar Milner’s Los Angeles office. Lew works with privately held companies advising them in a number of industries, such as real estate, manufacturing, nursing homes, electronics, hedge funds, and the food service industry. Lew has expertise in tax and audit areas and consults regularly in the areas of strategic planning, financial analysis, profit improvement, internal control procedures and tax planning for high net worth individuals and their companies.
Lew began his career in New York with David Berdon & Co. in 1975 as a generalist performing both certified audits and preparing a wide variety of tax returns. In 1978, Mr. Thomashow went to work for the New York office of Touche Ross (now Deloitte) in their large audit department working on public and privately held companies. In 1980, Mr. Thomashow relocated to Los Angeles and at Singer, Lewak, Greenbaum & Goldstein became an audit and accounting partner. In 1986, Lew began Thomashow, Brown & Paialii where he was the managing partner for 22 years. The firm specialized in medium sized businesses in a wide variety of industries, offering audit, accounting, tax and consulting services to privately held companies and their families. In 2008, the firm merged with Squar Milner.
• Certified Public Accountant, California, New York and Texas
• Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
• Member, California Society of Certified Public Accountants
• Bachelor of Science, Accounting, 1975, Queens College, New York