NEW YORK, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US announced today that attorney Diana Weiss has joined PwC US as General Counsel. Ms. Weiss joins the firm from King & Spalding LLP with more than 20 years of experience in professional liability and securities-related litigation and regulatory proceedings.
At King & Spalding, Weiss was a partner in the Washington, D.C. office and a member of the law firm's litigation practice. Her legal practice focused on representing clients in investigations and enforcement proceedings before the SEC, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) and other regulatory agencies, as well as in litigation. Prior to joining King & Spalding, Weiss was a partner at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.
"Diana's experience includes extensive legal knowledge of financial, accounting and securities processes," said Bob Moritz, chairman and senior partner of PwC US. "Her counsel on matters related to the accounting profession makes her an invaluable asset to our leadership team and the partnership has consistently recognized her outstanding work throughout the years. We are pleased she is joining the PwC team to continue her distinguished career."
Weiss has been a frequent speaker on professional liability matters and serves as co-chair of the ABA's Section on Litigation Subcommittee on Accountants' Liability. Weiss received her B.A. from The Ohio State University, and her J.D. from Cornell University.
For more information about PwC US' Leadership Team, please visit http://www.pwc.com/us/en/about-us/leadership.
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