Established in 1946, LaPorte is one of the largest independent accounting and business advisory firms in the region, with over 190 personnel in New Orleans, Houston, Baton Rouge, Covington and Houma.
LaPorte is recognized as a regional firm with national and international capabilities. Since 2002, LaPorte has been a proud member of McGladrey Alliance* – a premier affiliation of independent accounting and consulting firms in the United States, with more than 75 members in over 38 states, the Cayman Islands, and Puerto Rico. This affiliation gives us access to a full range of national and international capabilities. As a member of McGladrey Alliance, they also have access to the resources of RSM US LLP (formerly McGladrey LLP), the fifth largest accounting firm in the US and the leading provider of audit, tax, and consulting services focused on the middle market. A licensed CPA firm, RSM US LLP is the US member of RSM International, a global network of independent audit, tax, and consulting firms with more than 37,500 people in over 110 countries.
They make McGladrey Alliance an integral part of their practice, which translates into quick and easy access to second opinions, lessons learned, best practices, and industry and service leaders throughout the country. Their affiliation with McGladrey Alliance gives them the ability to respond to client demands in the same manner as nationally recognized accounting firms.
All audit techniques, specialized internal control review methodology and forms, and audit programs used by their staff are developed by RSM US, which also provides them with technical and regulatory updates.