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Mark W. Eidman Joins Ryan & Company as Principal; Will Lead Expanded Dispute Resolution and Litigation Support Practice

Press Release Dec 06, 2006

Dallas, Texas - Ryan & Company, North America’s largest independent state & local tax consulting firm, today announced that Mark W. Eidman has joined the Firm as a Principal. Mr. Eidman will lead the Firm’s Dispute Resolution and Litigation Support group and will oversee the continued expansion of the practice nationally.

Eidman is one of the leading state & local tax attorneys in the U.S., handling cases nationally. He has represented clients in hundreds of administrative appeals and court cases throughout the country, starting with his experience as the Director of Hearings for the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts. He has successfully litigated some of the largest state & local tax cases in the U.S. He has significant experience in a number of taxes at the state & local level, including franchise, income, insurance, motor fuel, motor vehicle, property, sales and use, and severance taxes. Mark has also advised numerous companies in the structuring of transactions and has worked to draft or implement legislation for the airline, financial, leasing, petrochemical, retail, semiconductor, and telecom industries.

Mr. Eidman is a frequent speaker at seminars for industry and practitioners, including the Council on State Taxation, Institute for Professionals in Taxation, and the Tax Executives Institute. He is a graduate of the University of Texas and The University of Texas School of Law.

“Mark is one of the most capable tax professionals that I have ever worked with, and his experience in handling tax disputes will be a tremendous asset to our clients and the Firm,” said G. Brint Ryan, Managing Principal of Ryan & Company. “We have first-hand experience with his ability and look forward to expanding our dispute resolution and litigation support practice on a national level under his direction.”

“Ryan & Company has built an industry-leading state & local tax practice with outstanding professionals over the past fifteen years,” said Eidman. “I look forward to utilizing the Firm’s national platform to work with my friends in the industry and be part of the Firm’s success in the future.”

About Ryan

Ryan, an award-winning global tax services and software provider, is the largest Firm in the world dedicated exclusively to business taxes. With global headquarters in Dallas, Texas, the Firm provides an integrated suite of federal, state, local, and international tax services on a multijurisdictional basis, including tax recovery, consulting, advocacy, compliance, and technology services. Ryan is an 11-time recipient of the International Service Excellence Award from the Customer Service Institute of America (CSIA) for its commitment to world-class client service. Empowered by the dynamic myRyan work environment, which is widely recognized as the most innovative in the tax services industry, Ryan’s multidisciplinary team of more than 4,800 professionals and associates serves over 30,000 clients in more than 80 countries, including many of the world’s most prominent Global 5000 companies. More information about Ryan can be found at


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