Brian Newman
Partner & Practice Leader-Federal Tax Services
CohnReznick LLP

With more than 30 years of professional experience, Brian Newman is a partner in CohnReznick’s Hartford, CT office and the Practice Leader of the Firm’s Federal Tax Services nationally. Brian concentrates on the formation, operation, and dissolution of partnerships, C-corporations, S-corporations, and limited liability companies. He also has extensive experience dealing with tax issues for family-owned and Fortune 500 businesses, serving clients across various industries including real estate, manufacturing and distribution, technology, and construction.

Brian is a frequent speaker and author on issues involving federal and state taxation and partnership taxation matters and was appointed as an adjunct professor for the University of Hartford’s Master of Science in Taxation program.


  • Central Connecticut State University: Bachelor of Science, Accounting

Community Involvement

  • Andrew J. & Joyce D. Mandell Jewish Community Center
  • Past President
  • Past Chairman of the Board
  • Current Board Member
  • Greater Hartford Jewish Federation, Past Board Member
  • Jewish Community Foundation, Tax and Legal Panel Past Member
  • Tumblebrook Country Club
  • Past President
  • Board Member
  • Finance Committee Chair
  • Emanuel Synagogue
  • Past President
  • Life Member
  • Past Race Director
  • Connecticut Triathlon Series
  • Capital City Triathlon
  • Milford Triathlon

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants, Education Trust Fund, Past Trustee