Chicago-based McGladrey LLP (FY14 net revenue of $1.5 billion) announced that David Kautter has been admitted to PIC, Washington national tax, succeeding Rick Bailine who will retire Dec. 31. Kautter will be based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office.
Prior to joining McGladrey, Kautter was the managing director of the Kogod Tax Center at American University, a nonpartisan research institute focused on tax issues affecting small businesses, entrepreneurs and middle-income taxpayers. During his tenure, Kautter also served as the executive in residence in the department of accounting and taxation at the Kogod School of Business.
“We are thrilled that Dave is bringing to McGladrey clients his deep level of knowledge and understanding of important tax issues impacting businesses,” says Jeff Johannesen, national line of business leader, tax services, for McGladrey. “His proven track record of serving clients of all sizes and his insights into the federal legislative and regulatory process will enhance our ability to meet and exceed the needs of our middle market clients who will now have access to this nationally recognized taxation thought leader.”