Dale Mullen of Whiteford Taylor Preston Appointed to Virginia Board of Accountancy

RICHMOND, Va.--()--Dale G. Mullen, a partner in Whiteford’s Richmond office, has been appointed to the Virginia Board of Accountancy by Governor Glenn Youngkin. "Together, we are building a team of qualified individuals who will work to make Virginia the best state to live, work, and raise a family,” said Governor Glenn Youngkin in the Commonwealth’s May 13 Press Release announcing the nominations. “I'm thankful for those who will join our Administration, and all who will contribute their time and expertise in service to our commonwealth." Dale Mullen was sworn in by Secretary of the Commonwealth Kay Coles James on March 15. The mission of the VBOA is to protect the citizens of the Commonwealth through a regulatory program of licensure and compliance of CPAs and CPA firms. “It is a tremendous honor to serve in this capacity,” Mr. Mullen said.

Mr. Mullen brings decades of experience and a deep understanding of the impact of government regulation on licensed professionals and business. He represents clients throughout the United States on federal and state rulemaking, permitting and enforcement in highly regulated industries including financial regulation, utilities, energy and export compliance. He leads Whiteford’s Regulatory Compliance, Administrative Law and Government Investigations practice and is admitted to practice in Virginia, New York and the U.S. District Courts of the District of Columbia.

John Selbach, Co-Chair of the firm’s Business and Corporate Law Section, said, “Accountants play an indispensable support role in any merger or acquisition, and Whiteford is proud to support the Commonwealth of Virginia and the community of Certified Public Accountants.”

Mr. Mullen has been recognized as a “Legal Elite” by Virginia Business Magazine, a “Leading Lawyer for Business” by Chambers USA, and by Best Lawyers in America. A United States Navy veteran, he has served in the Organized Crime Division of the Richmond Police Department and as a Command Sergeant of the Audit and Inspections Unit, Assistant Attorney General and Chief Prosecutor for the Commonwealth of Virginia, Special Assistant United States Attorney (SAUSA), county attorney and county administrator. During his time at the Virginia Office of the Attorney General, he implemented strategies for regulatory and compliance fraud prosecutions that contributed to national recognition and an award for civil and criminal fraud recoveries in excess of $535 million.

Mr. Mullen is a graduate of the T.C. Williams School of Law (2002), where he was an Articles Editor for the University of Richmond Law Review and later served as Adjunct Faculty and Law Skills Instructor. He has served as Adjunct Faculty to Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and holds certificates in Sustainable Business Strategies (Harvard Business School, 2021), Negotiation Mastery (Harvard Business School, 2020), and Negotiation (University of Michigan, 2020).

Contacts

Dale Mullen dmullen@wtplaw.com

Release Summary

Dale Mullen, a partner in Whiteford’s Richmond office appointed to the Virginia Board of Accountancy by Governor Glenn Youngkin.

Contacts

Dale Mullen dmullen@wtplaw.com