Frederick T. Davis is Of Counsel in the Paris and New York offices of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, and is a Lecturer in Law at the School of Law, Columbia University, New York, where he teaches courses on comparative criminal procedures and cross-border criminal investigations. He was a federal prosecutor in the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York, and served as law clerk to Henry J. Friendly, Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and Potter Stewart, Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. He is a member of the bars of New York and Paris, is an elected fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and a life member of the American Law Institute, and was named a chevalier of the National Order of Merit of France. He lectures frequently at the Ecole Nationale de la Magistrature, Paris 2, and the Universiteit van Amsterdam, co-chairs the Business Crime Committee of the International Bar Association, and has served as a consultant to the prosecutors of the International Criminal Court and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.