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Michael Davies

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Brown University, A.B. International Relations and French, 1978

New York University School of Law, J.D. 1983 (Member, Moot Court Board)

Bar Admissions

New York

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Michael has also appeared on behalf of clients in federal courts in Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania and Texas, and the federal courts of appeals for the Third and Fifth Circuits.

Michael Davies

Michael Davies has practiced law with global law firms based in New York for over thirty years. His practice is focused on U.S. commercial litigation, international litigation and arbitration, aviation law and dispute resolution and general business counseling.

As a commercial litigator, Michael represents clients in complex commercial cases from inception through trial and appeal in New York state courts and federal courts throughout the U.S.

In the field of international litigation and arbitration, Michael represents clients in a wide variety of areas in U.S. courts and before international arbitral tribunals. In addition to private clients, Michael has also litigated on behalf of and against foreign governments and international organizations.

Michael is bilingual in English and French and works often with French-speaking clients and other European and Asian clients in the United States and abroad.

Michael also specializes in aviation law and dispute resolution, representing aircraft owners, lessors, operators and other industry professionals in a range of commercial matters and disputes. He is the Chair of the Subcommittee on UAS/Drone Regulation of the New York City Bar Association’s Aeronautics Committee.

As an advisor, Michael counsels businesses and individuals in contract, corporate governance and other matters.