Masha Yevzelman Honored with Minnesota Society of CPAs Friend of the Profession Award

August 11, 2021

Masha Yevzelman, Fredrikson & Byron Attorney Masha YevzelmanFredrikson & Byron tax attorney Masha M. Yevzelman has been awarded the Friend of the Profession Award by the Board of directors of the Minnesota Society of CPAs. Yevzelman will be recognized at the MNCPA annual meeting on August 11.

Yevzelman is celebrated as a non-CPA who provides exceptional support to the CPA profession, enabling CPAs to succeed professionally and the MNCPA to better serve its membership. Since 2015, she has spoken every year at one or more conferences and consistently scored 4.5 or higher. In 2020, she also helped facilitate the MNCPA’s partnership with Fredrikson, which resulted in a significant member benefit with a SALT webinar series.

Yevzelman represents public and private companies, trusts, estates and high-net-worth individuals in complex tax disputes. She has handled all stages of tax controversies – voluntary disclosures, audits, administrative appeals, tax court, district court and appellate litigation. Yevzelman’s experience includes resolving and litigating numerous types of tax disputes in a variety of industries, including retail, product distribution, manufacturing, financial services, insurance, computer software and hardware, energy, healthcare, telecommunications, hotel, aerospace/automotive, hotel, cooperatives, restaurants, entertainment and photographic equipment and supplies.

The MNCPA serves the public interest by advancing the highest standards of ethics and practices within the CPA profession. The MNCPA delivers on that promise by offering extensive continuing professional education and resources; advocating for members and the public with regulatory agencies and boards; and mentoring and encouraging the CPAs and business leaders of tomorrow. Founded in 1904, the MNCPA has 8,000 members who work in public accounting, business and industry, government and education.

Fredrikson & Byron is a leading Midwest law firm working collaboratively to help businesses achieve their goals regionally, nationally and globally. With a reputation as the firm “where law and business meet,” our attorneys bring business acumen and entrepreneurial thinking to work with clients and operate as business advisors and strategic partners as well as legal counselors. The firm’s 300+ attorneys are based in Minneapolis, with offices in Bismarck, Des Moines, Fargo, Mankato, St. Paul, Saltillo, Mexico, and Shanghai, China. Learn more at fredlaw.com, LinkedIn or @FredriksonLaw.