Matthew S. French is a law clerk 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.

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