Mike Buddendeck

General Counsel


Mike Buddendeck is the General Counsel for the American Institute of CPAs. In this role, he advises on numerous legal, professional, corporate, and operational issues.      

Buddendeck joined the AICPA in 2007 as Assistant General Counsel and was promoted to General Counsel in 2011.  

Buddendeck began his career in private practice in Washington, D.C. as an attorney at the law firm Morgan Lewis. He also practiced at the law firm Greenberg Traurig. 

He is a cum laude graduate of the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law in Washington, D.C. His undergraduate degree is from the College of William & Mary.