Partners

Partners

The senior partners at Lauer, Georgatos & Covel have well over 100 years of combined experience serving a diverse group of clients. All five have extensive knowledge in a wide range of areas, including individual and corporate taxes, and the state and federal laws that govern them.

Robert Lauer

One of the founding members of the firm, Mr. Lauer is educated in both accounting and law, and holds an advanced degree in federal taxation. He has been a practicing CPA since 1973. He specializes in tax planning, tax representation, and litigation support services.     > more info

Karen Georgatos

A practicing CPA since 1977, Ms. Georgatos co-founded the firm in 1985. She has extensive expertise in the areas of complex business tax issues and the real estate development industry.     > more info

Karen Covel

Ms. Covel joined the firm after serving as a senior associate at the accounting firm of Ernst & Young. A CPA with over two decades of experience, Ms. Covel works with a diverse group of individual and corporate clients, as well as private foundations.     > more info

Aron Feiles

In additional to other areas of expertise, Mr. Feiles is well versed in the financial aspects of operating a small business, having spent years performing each task involved, from the preparation of various types of tax returns and financial statements to managing bookkeeping departments.     > more info

James Devine

Mr. Devine graduated with honors from Rutgers University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. He specializes in providing tax consulting and compliance services to high net-worth individuals and their businesses, as well as trusts, foundations and estates.     > more info