J.S. Held LLC Expands Into Forensic Accounting with the Acquisition of Magnan Graizzaro and Associates CPAs, LLC

JERICHO, N.Y. – March 1, 2019 – J.S. Held, a global consulting firm, announced today that it has acquired Magnan Graizzaro and Associates (MG&A). Headquartered in New York, MG&A is a national accounting firm that provides insurance claims investigation, forensic accounting and investigation, litigation and dispute consulting, and expert testimony.

The acquisition enhances J.S. Held’s portfolio of professional services and strengthens the firm’s ability to support clients in claims disputes with the knowledge and experience of the MG&A accounting team, including Louis Magnan and Bruno Graizzaro, Managing Partners of MG&A.

“Since our inception, Magnan Graizzaro and Associates has led the industry in service excellence and the building of unmatched customer loyalty. Our experience and the service that we provide set us apart from other accountants,” said Magnan. “As a part of J.S. Held, we are able to bring additional benefits to clients on complex engagements.”

MG&A will join the J.S. Held team of over 600 consultants around the globe. Existing MG&A clients will now have access to J.S. Held’s suite of specialized services including construction consulting, property damage assessments, surety services, project and program management, forensic engineering, and environmental, health, and safety services.

“We have worked alongside the MG&A team for many years on numerous complex assignments. Their entire organization operates with the utmost professionalism, and it shows in their work. Their reputation for excellence is well deserved,” said Jon Held, Chief Executive Officer of J.S. Held. “MG&A brings extensive experience in claims assessment, and accounting related disputes, which aligns perfectly with the needs of J.S. Held and its clients. This is an exciting day for J.S. Held because this new business solution addresses a growing demand from many of our valued clients.”

Founded in 1974, J.S. Held has provided specialized consulting to better address complex construction and environmental matters globally. Following its continued growth trajectory and commitment to unparalleled client service, MG&A is its 16th acquisition since 2015. J.S. Held now has over 50 offices across the U.S. and Canada, Mexico, Europe, and the Middle East.

About J.S. Held LLC

J.S. Held is a global consulting firm with expertise in construction, environmental health & safety, water & fire restoration, equipment, and forensic architectural & engineering matters.

Established in 1974, J.S. Held brings together years of unrivaled technical expertise and unparalleled service to deliver reliable, comprehensive solutions to its clients. J.S. Held is renowned for recruiting and cultivating distinguished experts and being a trusted partner on the world’s most complex environmental and construction matters.