Annie Yan

Annie Yan is special counsel to Board Member J. Robert Brown, Jr., and advises him on all matters that come before the board.

Previously, Ms. Yan worked in the PCAOB’s Office of the General Counsel, where she provided legal advice and counsel on PCAOB’s business operations and regulatory matters.

Prior to joining the PCAOB in 2015, Ms. Yan practiced law at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, where she advised public and private companies on securities law, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate matters.  

Ms. Yan earned a J.D., cum laude, from Northwestern University School of Law where she was named to the Order of the Coif, and an L.L.B., with high honors, from Peking University Law School.