Michael W. Davis

Special Counsel to Chair Erica Y. Williams

Board Staff

Michael W. Davis is Special Counsel to Chair Erica Y. Williams and advises her on all matters that come before the Board.

Mr. Davis joined the PCAOB in late 2008 as an Assistant Director in the Division of Enforcement and Investigations. He has also served as the Head of the Survey Subgroup for the Enforcement Working Group of the International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators, of which the PCAOB is a member.

Prior to joining the PCAOB, Mr. Davis was a Senior Trial Attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice, Tax Division, where he litigated tax controversy matters in federal district and bankruptcy courts throughout the United States.

Mr. Davis earned a Bachelor of Arts from The King’s College, where he graduated summa cum laude. He holds a Master of Divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, where he graduated cum laude. He also received his Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University.