Our Team

Building Blocks For Success

Deborah de Vries
Partner, Co-Leader – Law Firm Group, Co-Leader – Compensation & Benefits Group

Deborah L. de Vries, CPA, CGMA, is an Assurance and Accounting Partner and serves as the Co-Practice Leader of the Firm’s Law Firm Group and the Compensation & Benefits Group with nearly 30 years of experience in these areas.

Deb’s practice focuses on providing a broad range of business and consulting services to law firms, employee benefits plans and other professional service companies. Her law firm clients range from boutique to AmLaw 200 firms, including partnerships and corporations. Deb is thoroughly familiar with the interplay between financial statement reporting, tax reporting, and the related employee benefit plans for her clients. She enjoys working closely with her clients to analyze the details of a transaction and excels at helping them work through the fine details to ensure its smooth implementation.

In addition to overseeing the employee benefit plan practice for the Firm, Deb handles the employee benefit plan audits for her Law Firm clients.  She is well versed in the fiduciary responsibility of sponsoring an employee benefit plan and advises her clients on best practices. Deb meets with her clients regularly and is available on call to guide them with their business decisions.

Deb is a thought leader for the Firm and regularly authors strategic content in the form of alerts, vlogs and other communications to educate her clients and the Firm on important industry developments and accounting and tax matters. Additionally, she contributes to the professional development of Anchin’s accounting staff by being one of the most sought-after mentors, as well as leading in-house professional development seminars.

Deb is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and is the designated partner-in-charge for Anchin’s membership in the AICPA Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center (EBPAQC). She is also the Chair of BKR International’s Retirement Plan Auditors Practice Group.