Tiffany Rowe

Senior Associate

Washington, D.C.

Tiffany Rowe represents clients in government and internal investigations, securities litigation and enforcement actions and auditor liability issues.

A senior litigator with significant trial experience, Tiffany's practice focuses on accountant and auditor liability, securities litigation and corporate litigation matters. Tiffany also has extensive experience in federal and state securities litigation, regulatory inquiries including SEC and PCAOB investigations, and DOJ investigations.

Tiffany has gained her experience through more than a decade of representing large accounting firms, individual accountants, and issuers in complex securities litigation, groundbreaking government investigations involving federal securities laws, and other regulatory examinations. Her strong advocacy skills have returned successful outcomes for individuals, audit firms, and public issuers.

Prior to joining Orrick, Tiffany was an associate at two other global AmLaw 100 law firms. Additionally, she spent six years in the General Counsel’s Office of Ernst & Young LLP as a legal assistant and law clerk.

Tiffany received her J.D, summa cum laude and first in class, from the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law.

    • Represented Big Four accounting firm in successful jury trial, in state action alleging negligent misrepresentation and violations of state Blue Sky laws stemming from audit work for funds that invested with Bernard L. Madoff.

    • Represented Big Four accounting firm tax partner in SEC investigation of international tax contingency accounting at one of the largest multinational oil and natural gas service companies.
    • Represented Big Four accounting firm in PCAOB investigation and enforcement action pertaining to audit of pharmaceutical company’s accounting for product return contingencies.
    • Secord Circuit affirmance of motion to dismiss Big Four accounting firm regarding federal securities fraud and negligence brought by investors in funds that were part of the Madoff Ponzi scheme.
    • Favorable resolution and settlement of Wells notice on behalf of former CEO of public corporation arising from allegations of fraudulent accounting at Chinese subsidiaries.
    • Favorable mediation resolution for insurance company and sole shareholder regarding tax refund claim for over payment of $160 million of federal taxes.
    • Favorable resolution of SEC civil action and settlement of parallel DOJ criminal action against individual pertaining to government employment-mandated disclosures regarding options and derivatives trading on behalf of the individual, friends, and family.