Scott Davis is a partner at Mayer Brown LLP in Chicago who has had a role in a number of significant mergers or acquisitions. He is an Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. From 1989 to 2013 he was a member of the Chicago Police Board, which decides misconduct cases brought against Chicago police officers and selects candidates for Superintendent of Police when there is a vacancy in that office.
Mr. Davis grew up on the south side of Chicago and attended the Laboratory School. He received a B.A. from Yale in 1972 and a J.D. in 1976 from Harvard Law School, where he was a member of the Board of Editors of the Harvard Law Review. He was a law clerk for the Hon Luther M. Swygert of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in 1976-77.