Ernst & Young

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Ernst & Young International (E&Y) is one of the Big Four accounting firms, in third place behind PricewaterhouseCoopers and Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, and ahead of KPMG. E&Y is worldwide with some 700 offices in 140 countries. Its services are auditing, accounting, legal, corporate mergers, acquisitions, IPOs, and taxes. [1]

Political contributions

Leslie J. Brorsen, Managing Director Government Relations for Ernst & Young, is a Bush Pioneer having raised at least $100,000 for Bush in the 2004 presidential election. Previously, Leslie J. Brorsen was Chief of Staff for Senator Don Nickles (R-OK) from 1984 to 1997 when he left to head the lobby shop at Ernst & Young. [2]

Ernst & Young gave $961,508 to federal candidates in the 2006 election through its political action committee - 38% to Democrats and 61% to Republicans. [3]


Key executives: [4]


Contact details

5 Times Square
New York, NY 10036
Phone: 212-773-3000
Fax: 212-773-6350


  1. Ernst & Young Profile, Hoovers, accessed August 2007.
  2. Bush Pioneer Leslie J. Brorsen, Texans for Public Justice, accessed August 2007.
  3. 2006 PAC Summary Data, Open Secrets, accessed August 2007.
  4. Leaders, Ernst & Young, accessed August 2007.