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We have specifically tailored our accounting, auditing, tax and business consulting services to the unique needs of your foreign owned business in the United States of America. With more than four decades of experience serving inbound foreign companies and individuals, we have the depth of knowledge to address your accounting, assurance, and tax matters that can have a significant impact on your business.

 

Whether you are just starting up in the U.S. market or you already have an established presence here, our services are designed to assist you in dealing with the often complex matters facing today's foreign owned business operating in the U.S.

 

Our focus on the accounting, assurance and tax needs of foreign, family-owned midsized ("Mittelstand") businesses operating in the U.S. carries forward from our two founding firms. Rödl & Partner (founded in 1977 in Nuremberg, Germany) and Langford de Kock & Co. (founded in 1976 in Atlanta, GA) and their merger in 2001.

 

Our goal is to know your business as well as we know our own. Our approach is simple; it is designed with your needs and expectations in mind, with a single point of contact and a professional team formed around your professional services and language expectations.

 

As the preferred accounting, auditing, tax and business consulting professional services firm of German speaking and other international entities (see our Italian Practice), you will benefit from the extensive experience of our U.S. certified public accountants, as well as our bilingual staff of professionals, many of whom also carry international certifications (StB, WP, Dottori Commercialisti, CA).

 

With the opening of new offices in Detroit (USA), Uzbekistan (Tashkent) and Brazil (after São Paulo and Curitiba now in Campinas as well), Rödl & Partner is now present with 109 offices in 49 countries. 5,120 world-wide colleagues stand ready to serve our clients.

 Milestones Rödl Langford de Kock

2020


2019
Fee revenues surpass the $60 million mark for the first time. Birgit Kretschmer, Lee Fritts and Brad Pittman become partners in the firm.

​Jens Kaufmann and Christopher O’Neal become partners in the firm.
​2018​Felicia Olsen and Florian Darmstadt become partners in the firm.

​2017

Fee revenues surpass the $50 million mark for the first time. Jeff Stark, Tiffany Parkinson, Eric Elkins and Maik Friebe become partners in the firm.

​2016​Frank Breitenfeldt becomes a partner in the firm.

​2015

​Start of our Houston, TX office and fee revenues surpass the $40 million mark for the first time. Pierre Kriel, Filiberto Calascibetta and J.T. Sullivan become partners in the firm.
​2014​Elisa Fay, Ann Roberts and Arnold Servo become partners in the firm.

​2013

​Start of our Manhattan, NY office and fee revenues surpass the $30 million mark for the first time. Matthias Amberg and Stephen Shaughnessy become partners in the firm.
​2011​Werner Louw and Oliver Hecking become partners in the firm.
​2010​Johan Tromp becomes a partner in the firm.

​2008

​Fee revenues surpass the $20 million mark for the first time. Barry Masterson and Priscilla Dowling become partners in the firm.
​2007​Start of our Chicago, IL office.
​2005​Fee revenues surpass the $10 million mark for the first time.
​2004​Steve Cooper becomes a partner in the firm.

​2002

​Start of our Charlotte, NC office. Benno Kellersmann becomes a partner in the firm.

​2001

​Start of our Birmingham, AL office. Rick Kasnick and Bob Temin become partners in the firm.

​2000

​Start of Rödl & Partner USA, the firm changes its name to Rödl Langford de Kock. 
​1999​Start of our Greenville, SC office.

​1998

​Nico Swart, Jim Surface, Chris Zatto and Dr. Will Dendorfer become partners in the firm.
​1997​Dieter Elsner becomes a partner in the firm.
​1995​Linda Alliston becomes a partner in the firm.
​1993​Bill Bradfield becomes a partner in the firm.

​1992

​S.A. de Kock becomes a partner in the firm and the firm changes its name to Langford de Kock & Co.

​1976

​Founding of the firm, by Jim May and Dan Langford, as May & Langford in Atlanta, GA.

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S.A. de Kock

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Managing Partner USA, German Speaking

+1 404 525 2600

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