Christopher Davies has more than 20 years' experience representing clients around the world in challenging circumstances. He has experience in complex civil, criminal and administrative matters, often involving crisis management.
In just the past year, Mr. Davies has represented, among others: a medical device manufacturer in parallel state and federal criminal and administrative investigations, as well as in parallel civil litigation; an Indian entity facing novel reputational and litigation risks; a Trinidad entity subject to criminal investigation and civil litigation; a Swiss multinational enmeshed in US regulatory and law enforcement proceedings; a Dubai-based partnership with challenges arising from insolvency proceedings in the Caribbean, domestic regulatory inquiries, and US regulatory and criminal proceedings; a Greek client subject to suit in New York and US federal regulatory inquiries; an Israeli entity sued in a US class action; a UK-based multinational in US regulatory and criminal investigations; and a London- and UAE-based multinational subject to a cyber-intrusion that implicated jurisdictions from Hong Kong through the Middle East to the United States.
Mr. Davies has extensive international experience and has represented non-US-based entities from countries including Australia, Canada, China, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Israel, Japan, the Netherlands, Russia, Sweden, Trinidad and Tobago, Switzerland, the United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom in connection with both US and non-US proceedings.
Mr. Davies has been a panelist and speaker at events concerning auditor liability, financial statement fraud, government enforcement priorities, internal investigations, privilege and the SEC's policy on corporate penalties. He also serves on the Stanford Law School Board of Visitors and is a member of the National Chamber Litigation Center's Securities Litigation Advisory Committee, which advises the organization on when to become involved as an amicus in securities litigation.
JD, with distinction, Stanford Law School; BA, Wesleyan University