Frederick T Davis is of counsel in the Paris office of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP. He served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York and in private practice in New York before moving to Paris, where he is a member of the Paris Bar and appears in French courts. He is an elected fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, and the French government named him a Chevalier of the National Order of Merit of France.