About Eric

Eric A. Purvis is a Tax & Business Services partner in the Firm’s Portland, Maine, office. Eric joined Marcum in 2019 via the merger of Dawson, Smith, Purvis & Bassett, P.A. (DSPB) into Marcum’s New England Region. He specializes in business valuation and litigation support services, as well as providing accounting and tax planning and compliance services to clients in various industries. Eric has been retained as an expert in numerous litigation matters including business valuations, lost profits assessments, forensic accounting and employee embezzlement, and other complex financial matters.

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Maine Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA)
  • National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA)
  • Thornton Academy Board of Trustees – president
  • Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution – board of directors

Practice Focus

Income Tax Compliance and Consulting
Tax Accounting
Tax Planning for Marital Dissolution

Industry Focus

Professional Services
Transaction Planning
Business Valuation
Litigation Support


Master of Science in Taxation,
Bentley University

Bachelor of Science in Accountancy,
Bentley University