James C. Lawson, ParenteBeard

James C. Lawson

P: 215.557.2063

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Philadelphia Office
One Liberty Place
1650 Market Street, Ste. 4500
Philadelphia, PA 19103-7341
P: 215.972.0701
F: 215.563.4925

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  • Certified Public Accountant, Pennsylvania

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants American Bar Association
  • International Fiscal Association
  • Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce
  • Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars


  • BS, Thomas Edison State College
  • JD, Rutgers University School of Law
  • MST, Drexel University

Associations and Community Involvement

  • United Way Leadership Council
Jim is a principal in the firm’s international tax practice.With more than 18 years of public accounting experience in corporate and international taxation, Jim has served large and middle market multinational companies, both public and private, across industries and the tax planning, compliance and provision disciplines in matters of U.S. federal and state, U.S. international and local country tax law.

Jim specializes in global tax minimization, repatriation strategies, foreign tax credit management, international tax compliance and ASC 740 – Accounting for Income Taxes. He has advised clients on structuring, restructuring, corporate acquisitions and divestitures, including consultation in tax optimized global supply.