Hunter Jones

Chief Counsel

Office of the Chief Auditor

As chief counsel in the Office of the Chief Auditor, Hunter Jones provides legal advice and counsel on all matters related to PCAOB standard-setting activities.

Prior to joining the PCAOB in April 2014, Mr. Jones spent 23 years at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.  He held a variety of senior SEC positions, including assistant director in the Division of Investment Management, where he managed a staff that worked on a range of complex rulemaking projects. Mr. Jones also served as counsel to two chairmen of the SEC, and as special counsel in the Office of General Counsel. He received several awards for his SEC service. Prior to the SEC, Jones was an attorney in private practice.

Mr. Jones earned an A.B. from Princeton University, magna cum laude, and a J.D. from Columbia University Law School, where he founded the Columbia Business Law Review.