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Linda L. Griggs

Linda L. Griggs

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Senior Counsel
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 PCAOB Developments: What’s Happening in the Auditing Arena? - Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2015: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Financial Reporting Developments: What Audit Committees Need to Know - Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2015: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Evolving Expectations for Audit Committees, including Audit Committee and Company Communications - Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2015: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Wednesday, June 24, 2015
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 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Tuesday, June 12, 2018
SEC Developments Audit Committee Members Need to Know About - Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Tuesday, June 12, 2018
PCAOB Developments: What’s Happening in the Auditing Arena? - Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Evolving Expectations for Audit Committees, including Audit Committee and Company Communications - Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Tuesday, June 12, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Evolving Expectations for Audit Committees, including Audit Committee and Company Communications - Evolving Expectations for Audit Committees, including Audit Committee and Company Communications, Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Financial Reporting Developments: What Audit Committees Need to Know - Financial Reporting Developments: What Audit Committees Need to Know, Wednesday, June 24, 2015
PCAOB Developments: What’s Happening in the Auditing Arena? - PCAOB Developments: What’s Happening in the Auditing Arena?, Wednesday, June 24, 2015
SEC Developments Audit Committee Members Need to Know About - SEC Developments Audit Committee Members Need to Know About, Tuesday, June 20, 2017
SEC Developments Audit Committee Members Need to Know About - SEC Developments Audit Committee Members Need to Know About, Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Financial Reporting Developments: What Audit Committees Need to Know - Financial Reporting Developments: What Audit Committees Need to Know, Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Evolving Expectations for Audit Committees, including Audit Committee and Company Communications - Evolving Expectations for Audit Committees, including Audit Committee and Company Communications, Tuesday, June 12, 2018
PCAOB Developments: What’s Happening in the Auditing Arena? - PCAOB Developments: What’s Happening in the Auditing Arena?, Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Financial Reporting Developments: What Audit Committees Need to Know - Financial Reporting Developments: What Audit Committees Need to Know, Wednesday, June 24, 2015
PCAOB Developments: What’s Happening in the Auditing Arena? - PCAOB Developments: What’s Happening in the Auditing Arena?, Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Financial Reporting Developments: What Audit Committees Need to Know - Financial Reporting Developments: What Audit Committees Need to Know, Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Evolving Expectations for Audit Committees, including Audit Committee and Company Communications - Evolving Expectations for Audit Committees, including Audit Committee and Company Communications, Tuesday, June 12, 2018
SEC Developments Audit Committee Members Need to Know About - SEC Developments Audit Committee Members Need to Know About, Tuesday, June 12, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Evolving Expectations for Audit Committees, including Audit Committee and Company Communications - Evolving Expectations for Audit Committees, including Audit Committee and Company Communications, Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Financial Reporting Developments: What Audit Committees Need to Know - Financial Reporting Developments: What Audit Committees Need to Know, Wednesday, June 24, 2015
PCAOB Developments: What’s Happening in the Auditing Arena? - PCAOB Developments: What’s Happening in the Auditing Arena?, Wednesday, June 24, 2015
SEC Developments Audit Committee Members Need to Know About - SEC Developments Audit Committee Members Need to Know About, Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Financial Reporting Developments: What Audit Committees Need to Know - Financial Reporting Developments: What Audit Committees Need to Know, Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Evolving Expectations for Audit Committees, including Audit Committee and Company Communications - Evolving Expectations for Audit Committees, including Audit Committee and Company Communications, Tuesday, June 12, 2018
PCAOB Developments: What’s Happening in the Auditing Arena? - PCAOB Developments: What’s Happening in the Auditing Arena?, Tuesday, June 12, 2018
SEC Developments Audit Committee Members Need to Know About - SEC Developments Audit Committee Members Need to Know About, Tuesday, June 12, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2015: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Tuesday, July 07, 2015, New York, NY
Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2017: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Monday, June 26, 2017, New York, NY
Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Monday, June 18, 2018, New York, NY
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2017: Recent Developments and Current Issues
Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Q&A: PCAOB Standard-Setting Initiatives (December 7, 2017) - Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Monday, June 11, 2018
Building a Foundation for Audit Quality (December 6, 2017) - Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Monday, June 11, 2018
Remarks at the AICPA Conference on SEC and PCAOB Developments (December 5, 2017) - Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Monday, June 11, 2018
Commissioner Robert J. Jackson, Speech at the Tulane Corporate Law Institute, Corporate Governance: On the Front Lines of America’s Cyber War (March 15, 2018), https://www.sec.gov/news/speech/speech-jacksoncybersecurity-2018-03-15 - Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Monday, June 11, 2018
Wesley R. Bricker, Chief Accountant, Speech, Remarks before the AICPA National Conference on Banks & Savings Institutions: Advancing High-Quality Financial Reporting in Our Financial and Capital Markets (September 11, 2017), https://www.sec.gov/news/speech/speech-bricker-2017-09-011 - Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Monday, June 11, 2018
Staff Audit Practice Alert No. 15, Matters Related to Auditing Revenue from Contracts with Customers (October 5, 2017) - Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Monday, June 11, 2018
Information about 2017 Inspections (August 2017) - Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Monday, June 11, 2018
Audit Committee Disclosures - Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Monday, June 11, 2018
SEC Release Nos. 33-10459; 34-82746, “Commission Statement and Guidance on Public Company Cybersecurity Disclosures” (February 26, 2018), https://www.sec.gov/rules/interp/2018/33-10459.pdf - Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Monday, June 11, 2018
Standard-Setting Update, Office of the Chief Auditor (March 31, 2018) - Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Monday, June 11, 2018
SEC Press Release, Commission Staff Provides Regulatory Guidance for Accounting Impacts of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (December 22, 2017), https://www.sec.gov/news/press-release/2017-237 - Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Monday, June 11, 2018
William Hinman, Director, Division of Corporation Finance, Speech, Keynote Address at the PLI’s Seventeenth Annual Institute on Securities Regulation in Europe (February 1, 2018), https://www.sec.gov/news/speech/speech-hinman-020118 - Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Monday, June 11, 2018
Preview of Observations from 2016 Inspections of Auditors of Issuers (November 2017) - Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Monday, June 11, 2018
Wesley R. Bricker, Chief Accountant, Office of the Chief Accountant, Statement in Connection with the 2017 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments (December 4, 2017), https://www.sec.gov/news/speech/bricker-2017-12-04 - Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Monday, June 11, 2018
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2019: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Tuesday, June 04, 2019, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2019: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Tuesday, June 04, 2019, New York, NY
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