Category: Firm & Local News

We have been named the 2019 “#1 Best Mid-sized Accounting Firm to Work for” by Accounting Today. Each year, the publication works with Best Companies Group to create their Best Accounting Firms to Work for list, identifying 100 firms that have excelled in creating quality workplaces for employees. Maxwell Locke & Ritter has been named to the prestigious list of employers consecutively since 2013, but 2019 marks the first time the firm has topped the list of mid-sized firms.

Maxwell Locke & Ritter and our affiliate, ML&R Wealth Management, is excited to announce that Michelle Hardeman, Brandon Lamb and Vanessa McElwrath have been promoted to Partner.

Last month, the Austin City Council passed a new Paid Sick Leave Ordinance, becoming the first city in Texas to regulate paid sick leave.

We are excited to announce that Kyle Parks will serve as Maxwell Locke & Ritter’s Leading Partner effective January 1, 2019.  Kyle will be ML&R’s third Leading Partner in our 27 year history, succeeding Steven Knebel and Earl Maxwell.  Steven Knebel will continue his advisory and consulting practice and serve as a mentor to our people.

Maxwell Locke & Ritter is pleased to announce that Lesley Hargraves and Anna Stepan have been promoted to Partner.

We are excited to announce that many of our people participated in The Fit Company Challenge of 2017 in Austin, and our group came in 1st in the large company division.  The Challenge promotes fitness and health in the business community by honoring and challenging those companies and leaders that lead by example, and inspiring others to follow.

We are proud to be recognized recently by Accounting Today and INSIDE Public Accounting.

Our affiliate, ML&R Wealth Management, provides investment advisory and management services to institutions and nonprofits in Central Texas.

At Maxwell Locke & Ritter, our Family Office service line goes beyond traditional accounting and tax needs by offering individual clients a blend of services tailored to care for their family’s financial well­-being.  The strength of this service comes from our dedicated team with years of experience in bookkeeping, tax planning, estate planning, succession planning, portfolio accounting and all the services needed to manage a family’s finances.

Our affiliate, ML&R Wealth Management, is celebrating their 20 year anniversary in 2017.  For the next 20 years and beyond, they want to continue to be a trusted advisor for their clients and with that in mind, they are pleased to announce the launch of their new website.