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Executive in Residence Student Roundtable: Raphael Larson
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 1:00pm to Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 2:00pm

Attendance is limited for this event. Please register via email at development@sba.pdx.edu if you are interested in attending.

Mr. Raphael Larson

Assistant Director

Public Company Accounting Oversight Board


Raphael Larson is an Assistant Director in the Division of Enforcement and Investigations at the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, where he is responsible for investigating and litigating public company audit failures. Mr. Larson has led numerous investigations by the Division of Enforcement of large and small firm audit failures many of which resulted in settled or litigated charges being brought against audit firms and their staff.

Before joining the PCAOB, Mr. Larson was an Associate with the law firm, Patton Boggs, LLP in Washington, DC. While in private practice, Mr. Larson served as defense counsel in connection with many large securities fraud investigations before the Securities and Exchange Commission and litigations in Federal Court. Mr. Larson’s experience includes serving as counsel in matters related to Waste Management, Inc.; HealthSouth, Inc.; Freddie Mac; and RentWay, Inc. among others. Mr. Larson holds a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and a B.S. with honors in Accounting from Portland State University.