Provided by Frances Bivens
Frances is a member of Davis Polk’s Civil Litigation practice. She serves as lead counsel in a broad range of high-stakes commercial litigation matters in federal and state courts around the United States and arbitrations around the globe. She has an electrical engineering degree and is particularly experienced in litigation involving technical issues, including product liability and mass tort cases. She also regularly handles complex financial matters.
Her practice has included cross-border disputes arising out of India, China, Korea, Hungary, France, Switzerland, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina and the United Kingdom.
Frances Bivens draws from her experience as a litigator and is well versed in enforcing arbitral awards. She has also developed a sophisticated arbitration practice where she acts as counsel in commercial arbitrations.
"Frances is a superb lawyer who sees the matter thoroughly and delivers high-quality, strong work product right on time. She's a pleasure to work with." "She's a terrific lawyer who knows the arbitration procedure inside and out. She's very meticulous, bright, always available and a delight to work with too." "She's incredibly responsive, knowledgeable and an excellent relationship partner."