C. Ian Anderson is a Regional Associate Director for the Division of Enforcement and Investigations. He leads a team in New York that investigates possible violations of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, PCAOB rules, the applicable federal securities laws relating to the preparation and issuance of audit reports, and professional standards. Division staff litigate disciplinary proceedings arising out of its investigations.
Prior to joining the PCAOB, Mr. Anderson served as Senior Trial Counsel in the Division of Enforcement in the Miami office of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), where he prosecuted cases involving accounting fraud, registration violations, failure to supervise trading activity, and other federal securities law violations.
Before joining the SEC, Mr. Anderson worked as an associate at the law firms of Chadbourne & Parke LLP and Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP. He has also served as a law clerk to the Hon. Emilio M. Garza on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
Mr. Anderson received his B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, from Brown University and his J.D., cum laude and Order of the Coif, from the University of Michigan Law School, where he served as Note Editor on the Law Review.