James Comito joined MHM in 2005. Previously, James worked at a ‘Big 4’ firm for more than 10 years. He was responsible for many of their publicly traded and privately held life sciences and biotechnology companies.James has expertise in all aspects of revenue recognition, purchase accounting and impairment of goodwill and intangible assets, accounting for equity and debt instruments, and other issues facing public and private companies. He also has significant experience with accounting issues that pertain to collaborative agreements between biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies.James frequently speaks on accounting and auditing matters at various events for MHM and is actively involved in our national training programs for all levels of staff. He also is a frequent external speaker and regular contributor to the Firm's publications.James holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from San Diego State University, and is a member of AICPA and the California Society of CPAs.