Professor Kevin E. Davis

New York University School of Law

Kevin E. Davis is Vice Dean and Beller Family Professor of Business Law at New York University School of Law. He holds a B.A. in Economics from McGill University, an LL.B. from the University of Toronto, and an LL.M. from Columbia University.  Before entering academia he served as Law Clerk to Justice John Sopinka of the Supreme Court of Canada and was an associate in the Toronto office of Torys, a Canadian law firm. From 1996-2004 he was an assistant and then an associate professor at the University of Toronto. He also has held visiting positions at the University of Southern California, Cambridge University’s Clare Hall, the University of the West Indies (Cave Hill), and the University of Toronto.  His research focuses on contract law, quantitative measures of the performance of legal institutions and anti-corruption law. His current projects include, “Who Should Regulate Transnational Corruption?”