Smith W. Davis
Mr. Davis has been a Director since 2018, and is currently a senior partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, an international law firm, which he joined in 1979. Mr. Davis provides counsel on a wide variety of legislative and regulatory matters, including those before a variety of congressional committees. Mr. Davis’ practice has included advising on legal matters relating to environmental issues, financial institutions, mergers and acquisitions, and pension reform. Mr. Davis has also served on the law firm’s Compensation and Management Committees.
Prior to joining Akin Gump, Mr. Davis served as a counsel to the House Judiciary Committee.
Mr. Davis attended Yale University where he received his bachelor's degree, magna cum laude, and Yale Law School where he received his Juris Doctor degree.