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Linda L. Griggs

Linda L. Griggs

Consultant

Washington, DC, USA


Linda L. Griggs's practice focuses on securities regulation and corporate law matters. She draws on her experience as a former chief counsel to the chief accountant of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to advise clients on issues related to financial reporting, accounting, and other disclosure requirements under securities laws and public and private securities offerings. Linda also advises clients on the fiduciary duties of directors and officers, as well as corporate governance matters.

Linda’s three-year term on the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council (FASAC) ends on December 31, 2016.  FASAC advises the Financial Accounting Standards Board on strategic issues, project priorities, and other matters that affect accounting standards. Previously, she served on the SEC's Advisory Committee on Improvements to Financial Reporting and as a chair of the American Bar Association's Law and Accounting Committee.

In addition to her role as chief counsel to the chief accountant of the SEC, Linda worked as special counsel in the Division of Corporation Finance at the SEC. Prior to that, she served as an attorney in the division's rule-writing office, and as a reviewer of registration statements, proxy statements, and reports filed by companies covered by federal securities laws.

Linda retired from Morgan Lewis as of September 30, 2016 after more than 30 years with the firm.

AWARDS AND AFFILIATIONS

Recognized in Who's Who Lega/(2016)

Listed, Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2013-2015)

Noted in The Legal 500 for Capital Markets: Debt Offerings, Equity Offerings (2014-2016)

Listed, "Women Lawyers of the Year" by The Best Lawyers in America (2016)

Listed, The Best Lawyers in America (2016-2017)

Member, Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council

Member, SEC Advisory Committee on Improvements to Financial Reporting (8/2007-8/2008)

Member, American Bar Association, Federal Regulation of Securities Committee and Law and Accounting Committee

ADMISSIONS

  • District of Columbia

EDUCATION

  • Smith College, 1971, B.A.
  • University of Cincinnati College of Law, 1974, J.D.

SECTORS

  • Life Sciences
  • Financial Services

SERVICES

  • Securities & Corporate Governance > Life Sciences Transactions

REGIONS

  • North America
Linda L. Griggs is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Board Insomnia — What Will Keep Audit Committees Awake at Night in 2017 - Corporate Governance - A Master Class 2017, Friday, March 10, 2017
PCAOB Developments: What’s Happening in the Auditing Arena? - Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2017: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Evolving Expectations for Audit Committees, including Audit Committee and Company Communications - Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2017: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Tuesday, June 20, 2017
SEC Developments Audit Committee Members Need to Know About - Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2017: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Financial Reporting Developments: What Audit Committees Need to Know - Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2017: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Tuesday, June 20, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Board Insomnia — What Will Keep Audit Committees Awake at Night in 2017 - Board Insomnia — What Will Keep Audit Committees Awake at Night in 2017, Friday, March 10, 2017
Financial Reporting Developments: What Audit Committees Need to Know - Financial Reporting Developments: What Audit Committees Need to Know, Tuesday, June 20, 2017
SEC Developments Audit Committee Members Need to Know About - SEC Developments Audit Committee Members Need to Know About, Tuesday, June 20, 2017
PCAOB Developments: What’s Happening in the Auditing Arena? - PCAOB Developments: What’s Happening in the Auditing Arena?, Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Evolving Expectations for Audit Committees, including Audit Committee and Company Communications - Evolving Expectations for Audit Committees, including Audit Committee and Company Communications, Tuesday, June 20, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Board Insomnia — What Will Keep Audit Committees Awake at Night in 2017 - Board Insomnia — What Will Keep Audit Committees Awake at Night in 2017, Friday, March 10, 2017
Evolving Expectations for Audit Committees, including Audit Committee and Company Communications - Evolving Expectations for Audit Committees, including Audit Committee and Company Communications, Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Financial Reporting Developments: What Audit Committees Need to Know - Financial Reporting Developments: What Audit Committees Need to Know, Tuesday, June 20, 2017
SEC Developments Audit Committee Members Need to Know About - SEC Developments Audit Committee Members Need to Know About, Tuesday, June 20, 2017
PCAOB Developments: What’s Happening in the Auditing Arena? - PCAOB Developments: What’s Happening in the Auditing Arena?, Tuesday, June 20, 2017
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Remarks by Jennifer L. Todling, Professional Accounting Fellow, Office of the Chief Accountant, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, before the 2016 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments (December 5, 2016) - Corporate Governance - A Master Class 2017, Monday, March 13, 2017
Remarks by Ruth Uejio, Professional Accounting Fellow, Office of the Chief Accountant, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, before the 2016 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments (December 5, 2016) - Corporate Governance - A Master Class 2017, Monday, March 13, 2017
Remarks by Brian Staniszewski, Professional Accounting Fellow, Office of the Chief Accountant, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, before the 2016 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments (December 5, 2016) - Corporate Governance - A Master Class 2017, Monday, March 13, 2017
Remarks by Sean May, Professional Accounting Fellow, Office of the Chief Accountant, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, before the 2016 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments (December 5, 2016) - Corporate Governance - A Master Class 2017, Monday, March 13, 2017
Remarks by Sylvia E. Alicea, Professional Accounting Fellow, Office of the Chief Accountant, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, before the 2016 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments (December 5, 2016) - Corporate Governance - A Master Class 2017, Monday, March 13, 2017
Remarks by Marc Panucci, Deputy Chief Accountant, Office of the Chief Accountant, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, before the 2016 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments (December 5, 2016) - Corporate Governance - A Master Class 2017, Monday, March 13, 2017
Working Together to Advance High Quality Information in the Capital Markets, Keynote Address by Wesley R. Bricker, Chief Accountant, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, before the 2016 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments (December 5, 2016) - Corporate Governance - A Master Class 2017, Monday, March 13, 2017
Non-GAAP Financial Disclosures (January 3, 2017) - Corporate Governance - A Master Class 2017, Monday, March 13, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Corporate Governance - A Master Class 2017, Wednesday, March 15, 2017, New York, NY
Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2017: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Monday, June 26, 2017, New York, NY
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2017: Recent Developments and Current Issues
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Monday, June 11, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Monday, June 11, 2018, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Monday, June 11, 2018, New Brunswick , NJ
Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Monday, June 11, 2018, Atlanta, GA
Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Monday, June 11, 2018, Indianapolis, IN
Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Monday, June 11, 2018, Boston, MA
Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Monday, June 11, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA
Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Monday, June 11, 2018, Mechanicsburg, PA
Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Monday, June 11, 2018, Cleveland, OH
Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Monday, June 11, 2018, Philadelphia, PA
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