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Emil Abedian, CPA

CEO

Emil@CounselCPAs.com

Emil has been practicing accounting for 20 years, originally beginning his career in Sweden and eventually moving to L.A. In this time he has grown to understand his clients needs in the law firm industry very well. Emil knew when he started his practice that the law firm industry was missing something after seeing how many billable hours his clients were losing. Emil strives to ensure he not only offers the best services for his clients but that he can help navigate them in their journey to grow and offer solid metrics and advice to help guide them. Emil is a board member and CFO of Swedish American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Los Angeles and for the Mentor Foundation (USA). Outside of work, Emil enjoys spending time with his wife Narineh, and two children, William and Henry. Emil really enjoys following and watching soccer as well as visiting his native Sweden.

Ninelya Davoudi, CPA

Lead Accountant

Ninelya@CounselCPAs.com

Ninelya Davoudi is the Lead Accountant at Counsel CPAs. She has been with the firm since 2014. She started right after high school as a receptionist and since then, she became our Lead Accountant, passed all 4 CPA exams and became a licensed CPA in California. As a Lead Accountant, Ninelya manages the team work load, makes sure tasks are done accurately and timely, and trains team members on all things having to do with law firm accounting and management. She loves keeping a great relationship with all our clients and makes sure all clients are satisfied with our services.  When Ninelya is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and her dog, MILO, traveling to new places with her boyfriend and experiencing diverse restaurants and cuisines. She is our go to person when needing restaurant and travel recommendations! 

Nathalie Berberian

Accountant

Nathalie@CounselCPAs.com

Nathalie's work adventure in the world of numbers started at a bank, which sparked her interest in accounting and taxes when she moved to the United States. Nathalie joined Counsel CPAs two years ago and since then she has gained invaluable knowledge from her colleagues, who are always enthusiastic about sharing their expertise. Now, she's diving deeper into accounting to better support her law firm's clients. Beyond the office, Nathalie finds joy in cooking, baking, and cherishing moments with her loved ones.

Admin & Client Relations

Ro Aiello - Cuvet

Operations Manager

Ro@CounselCPAs.com

Ro joined Counsel CPAs two years ago and quickly appreciated the growth mindset of the business. As Operations Manager Ro tackles everything from HR, IT, Reporting, Marketing and so much more. Ro's favorite part of the job is finding solutions to complex issues and being able to help her team and their clients. Outside of the office Ro enjoys spending time with her family and pets (cats & dogs), reading fiction and thriller novels, exploring the outdoors, travelling, and family game nights. Ro also has a deep passion for cooking which she gets from her family.

Desirée Wilde

Client Relations Manager

Wilde@CounselCPAs.com

Desirée Wilde is our Client Relationship Manager and also our resident snack queen. She is a Southern California native and has been with the firm since 2016. As Client Relationship Manager, Desirée plays a crucial roll in developing and maintaining connection with our clients. In addition to client relations, Desirée also does Accounts Payable/Receivable for Counsel CPAs, as well as keeps the office stocked with all the snacks! Outside of the office, Desirée loves travel, photography, painting, playing the guitar, and spending time with family.

Lara Horhor

Client Relations

Lara@CounselCPAs.com

Lara is part of Counsel’s client relations team and has been an integral part of the team's tax credit department. She takes great pride in keeping her client’s up to date on the status of their cases and also helps with accounts receivables. Outside of the office Lara enjoys loving and spending time with her dog Maxie. She also enjoys traveling, hiking, running and being active. Beyond staying active she enjoys relaxing watching movies, reading and writing, playing music and learning and understanding more about the justice system. Lara will soon be pursuing a career in law.

Accounting

Meet the Team

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Photo of OPERATIONS MANAGER ROSEANNE AIELLO
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Eric is a dedicated aspiring accountant that has been with the firms for 3+ years. During his time here he has learned many concepts about the world of accounting, thanks to our amazing team. Eric is currently nearing the end of his college curriculum. After his graduation, he is planning on preparing himself for the CPA exams. Eric has learned many skills while juggling being a full time college student and full time employee. Outside of the office and classroom Eric enjoys spending time with friends and family as well as being in nature/outdoors such as fishing and hiking.

Eric Ohanessians
Accountant
Eric@CounselCPAs.com

Miros started at Counsel as an intern and quickly worked his way up to Accountant, learning extensive financial analysis experience, great bookkeeping skills, and strategic financial management. Miros enjoys the opportunity to contribute and understand what it takes to bring law firms to the next level.  Beyond numbers, Miros loves exploring other cultures through travel and seeking new adventures and experiences worldwide. He also values spending time with friends and family, whether it's exploring local cuisines or simply enjoying meaningful conversations. 

Miros Abedian
Accountant
Miros@CounselCPAs.com
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