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Scott J. Davis

Mr. Davis will become Professor from Practice on August 1, 2016.

Scott Davis is a partner at Mayer Brown LLP in Chicago. He was formerly the firm’s U.S. head of mergers and acquisitions and a practice leader for the firm’s Corporate and Securities practice. His present role at Mayer Brown is primarily to do internal, non-client work, including supervising the training of a number of U.S. associates in corporate and securities matters.

Mr. Davis will leave Mayer Brown toward the end of July, 2016 and become a Professor from Practice at the University of Chicago Law School in August, 2016.

Mr. Davis has previously been a Lecturer in Law at the University of Chicago Law School, an Adjunct Professor at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and a member of the Chicago Police Board.

Mr. Davis received a BA from Yale in 1972 and a JD in 1976 from Harvard Law School, where he was a member of the Board of Editors of the Harvard Law Review. He joined Mayer Brown in 1977 after serving as a law clerk for the Hon. Luther M. Swygert of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.