Jennifer Gibbons

Jennifer Gibbons is special counsel to Board Member Duane M. DesParte and advises him on all matters that come before the Board. She was named to the position in August 2018.

She joined the PCAOB in the Division of Enforcement and Investigations in 2014 as a counsel, rising to senior counsel and then assistant director in 2017. She conducted investigations of registered firms that are members of global networks.

Before joining the PCAOB, Ms. Gibbons practiced law at Williams & Connolly LLP, representing financial institutions in civil litigation. Earlier, she was vice president in the Corporate Reporting group at American Express, and was a senior manager in KPMG LLP’s assurance practice, where she audited global financial institutions.

Ms. Gibbons received her J.D. from the University of Arizona, where she was the editor-in-chief of the Arizona Law Review. She earned her B.S. in accountancy and political science from Northern Arizona University.