Artur Davis

Spring 2012

Artur Davis is a former four term member of Congress who represented the 7th District of Alabama from 2003 to 2010. In that role, Davis compiled a number of accomplishments, from being named to the prestigious Ways and Means Committee, to serving as the recruitment chair for the Democratic  Congressional Campaign Committee in the 2008 cycle, to a selection by Esquire Magazine as one of the 10 Best Congressmen in America.

After a defeat in the Alabama governor's race in 2010, Davis has remained a visible, articulate commentator on a wide range of public issues. He has been a contributor to a variety of forums, including Politico's Arena, the National Review Online, the blog The Recovering Politician, and has appeared as a guest analyst on MSNBC, CSNBC and the Fox Business Network.       
Davis, a 1990 magna cum laude graduate of Harvard University and a 1993 cum laude graduate of Harvard law School, is a licensed attorney in Washington DC. He has previously served as a federal prosecutor with a near 100% trial conviction record and as a partner at the firm SNR Denton LLP.

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