"FDIC Professional Liability Group Set to Pursue Audit Firms," The Legal Intelligencer February 8, 2011

The article was co-authored by Jonathan S. Ziss and was also published by

“The past three years have seen a plague of bank failures tied to the collapse of the real estate market and related securities markets: 25 banks went under in 2008, 140 in 2009 and 157 in 2010. Compare these numbers with 2007, during which just three banks failed. These are dangerous and uncertain times for banks, and for the professionals – attorneys, accountants, appraisers, brokers — who provide services to them.”  ...