Robert "Bob" W. Lehman, CPA

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Robert "Bob" W. Lehman, CPA

Partner & Advisory Practice Group Leader - Internal Audit & Accounting Advisory

Robert “Bob” Lehman is a Partner and Advisory Practice Group Leader at DLA, LLC where he will oversee the firm’s Internal Audit and Accounting Advisory practice groups. With a distinguished career spanning over 35 years, Bob brings a wealth of leadership and expertise to position DLA at the forefront of innovation and excellence in the realms of internal audit and accounting advisory. With the appointment of Bob as Partner and Advisory Practice Group Leader, Scott Levy, the current head overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Accounting Advisory group, will be transitioning to a pivotal role focused on client relationships, addressing client challenges, and representing DLA in the marketplace. This strategic move comes as part of a broader initiative to optimize leadership roles within the firm. Scott Levy, a driving force in our firm’s success, has proactively championed this shift to allow for a more specialized and client-centric approach. He remains an integral part of DLA’s leadership team, steering the firm towards continued growth and success.

This appointment is pivotal for DLA as it empowers existing partners to focus on their strengths, such as driving growth and serving as a subject matter expert to the firm’s clients, assisting them with strategic, financial and operational matters. Bob’s specific responsibilities at DLA will include working as a member of the firm’s operating committee, supporting mergers & acquisitions, aligning the firm’s strategy with industry trends, and overseeing the growth and development of both the Internal Audit and Accounting Advisory Practice Groups. His multifaceted expertise and strategic vision align seamlessly with DLA’s commitment to excellence and growth.

Before joining DLA, Bob held the role of Senior Partner for Major Real Estate Accounts and Eastern Region Market Sector Leader for Ernst & Young. Bob significantly impacted the company’s go-to-market strategy, doubling global real estate performance through a focus on expertise-driven methodologies. His leadership extended to overseeing 2,000 professionals as the Global Real Estate Investment Trust Leader, contributing to the development and expansion of a new REIT legal structure. During his tenure, Bob’s strategic vision led to the growth of the eastern region’s practice and established the firm as an industry leader in audit and tax services. His achievements include navigating complex challenges and driving success, marking his legacy at the company.

Prior Work Experience
    • Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation
    • Ernst & Young (EY)
Education, Certifications & Affiliations
    • Queens College – Bachelor of Arts in Accounting
    • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – NY and NJ
Office Contact Information

Address: 55 Lane Road, Suite 310 Fairfield, NJ 07004

Office: (973) 575-1565

Fax: (973) 575-1615