Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Ron Hauben has joined the firm’s New York office as Senior Counsel. Before joining the firm, Hauben served as Americas Vice Chair and General Counsel at Ernst & Young.
At Gibson Dunn, Hauben will serve as Co-Chair of the newly formed Accounting Firm Advisory and Defense Practice Group and will focus on providing regulatory advice and litigation services to accounting firms in all aspects of their work.
“Ron is an excellent addition to the firm,” said Barbara L. Becker, Chair and Managing Partner of Gibson Dunn. “With over three decades of experience in the accounting profession, he is a tremendous asset as we continue to expand our representation of accounting firms and their personnel in the U.S. and internationally.”
“We are delighted to have Ron on board,” said James Farrell, Co-Chair of the firm’s Accounting Firm Advisory and Defense Practice Group. “The accounting and professional services industry is shifting rapidly, and Ron will further strengthen our platform as the business environment and regulatory and litigation climate evolves.”
“I am looking forward to leading the new Accounting Firm Advisory and Defense Practice Group and collaborating with Gibson Dunn’s exceptionally skilled lawyers,” said Hauben. “I was drawn to the firm by its history, the depth of its talent, and its collegiality and team-driven culture, all of which are key to providing clients first-rate representation in this growth area.”