Drew Dropkin

Acting Deputy General Counsel

Office of the General Counsel

Drew Dropkin is the Acting Deputy General Counsel of the PCAOB. In this role, Mr. Dropkin provides legal counsel and advice about PCAOB programs and operations and assists with the management of the Office of the General Counsel.

Prior to joining the PCAOB in February 2018, Mr. Dropkin was a partner at King & Spalding LLP, where he focused on commercial litigation, including professional liability matters related to auditing and accounting. Mr. Dropkin began his career in private practice at Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP, where he principally handled professional liability and securities disputes. He also clerked for Judge Emmett Ripley Cox on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

Mr. Dropkin holds a J.D. degree from Duke University School of Law, where he graduated magna cum laude and Order of the Coif and served as an Articles Editor of the Duke Law Journal. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in public policy studies, summa cum laude, from Duke University.