Matthew S. French is an associate in the Litigation Department.

Mr. French joined Debevoise in 2019. He received his J.D. cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2019, where he was a senior editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review and a Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellow (Arabic). Mr. French received a B.A. cum laude from New York University Abu Dhabi in 2015 and served as a Fulbright Research Fellow at the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil, in 2016.

Mr. French is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese and proficient in Arabic (MSA and Levantine dialect).


  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2019, J.D.
  • New York University Abu Dhabi, 2015, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • New York