Grant Thornton Snags Former SEC Accountant

Law360, New York (September 29, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Andrew D. Bailey Jr., the former deputy chief accountant for the Securities and Exchange Commission, has joined Grant Thornton LLP.

Dr. Bailey is the fifth academic to join Grant Thornton in the past 18 months. He will work in the firm’s institutional acceptance group.

"Dr. Bailey's ability to analyze industry trends and synthesize accounting and auditing matters will greatly enhance “the Grant Thornton experience” for our clients and our people," said Cono Fusco, managing partner of strategic relationships.

"Bringing more than 35 years of academic experience,...
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