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Jan 5, 2016
By Paul Gores of the Journal Sentinel Jan. 5, 2016 10:31 a.m. (0) Comments The Milwaukee-based accounting and consulting firm Wipfli LLP has acquired a suburban Chicago firm, adding about 50 professionals and continuing its expansion . Steinberg Advisors Ltd., an audit, tax and business management consulting firm headquartered in Northbrook, Ill., joined Wipfli Jan. 1. "Steinberg Advisors is a natural fit with Wipfli. Their culture and the services they provide complement Wipfli's broad range of services," Rick Dreher, managing partner of Wipfli, said in a statement. "This combination will add to the depth of our resources in the Chicago area. " In the transaction, Steinberg Advisors will convert to the Wipfli name and seven shareholders will join Wipfli, including Irwin Steinberg, who started the firm in 1999. Steinberg has one full-service office. With the acquisition of Steinberg Advisors, Wipfli will have approximately 1,500 associates, including 181 partners, 32 U.S. office locations — three in the Chicago area — and two offices in India. It is the 12th acquisition by Wipfli in the last five years. According to industry publication Accounting Today, Wipfli ranked 21st among the largest U.S. firms in 2015. © 2016 , Journal Sentinel Inc. All rights reserved.