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Punja Patel, CPA

Audit Manager

Professional Experience

Punja served with Deloitte & Touche in Dallas as an Audit Senior for government, public, privately held companies in a variety of industries including telecommunications, manufacturing, and financial services.

Punja went on to join Raytheon Corporation in their Operations Finance group and International Rectifier in their Financial Planning and Analysis group as a Senior Financial Analyst. In her industry experience she assisted in improving corporate reporting practices, managing budget and forecasts for world-wide operations, and she played a key role in preparing public filings submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Punja joined Maxwell Locke & Ritter in 2012 and is excited to be working for such a reputable firm that values its clients and people. She looks forward to developing a diverse client base with a primary focus on small business and government entities in the Austin and Central Texas area.

Industry Focus

  • Small Business
  • Nonprofit
  • Development Stage Entities
  • Government


  • The University of Texas at Austin - Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Southern Methodist University - Master of Professional Accounting



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