Honourary Members

Honourary Membership in CIFA is conferred on professionals who have distinguished themselves in the field of Forensic Accounting and associated practices, as leaders and exemplars in their own rites.




Edward H. Davis, Jr. has practiced law for over 27 years and is a founding shareholder of the international boutique law firm Astigarraga Davis in Miami. He heads the firm’s Asset Recovery and Financial Fraud group which represents victims of serious fraud and grand corruption including governments and governmental entities, corporations, insolvency practitioners and individuals by investigating and prosecuting civil fraud and asset recovery actions. Ed is also a Certified Fraud Examiner. He has consulted with the World Bank on three corruption and asset recovery books and contributed a chapter to the Asset Recovery Handbook published by the International Centre for Asset Recovery in Basel, Switzerland.

He is past Chair of the Florida Bar International Law Section and also a member of the anti- corruption and international litigation committees of the International Law Section of the American Bar Association.

Ed also recently served for two years as the inaugural chair of the Asset Recovery Sub- Committee of the Anti-Corruption Committee of the International Bar Association; and he is a leading original member of the London-based ICC Commercial Crimes Services FraudNet Network.

Ed sits on the advisory boards of Offshore Alert and the Global Investigations Review magazine and writes a regular column on asset recovery for Global Restructuring Review.

In 2013 Ed was recognized as the first ever Asset Recovery Lawyer of the Year by Who’s Who Legal. He has won that award again in 2014 and 2015. As well in 2015 and 2016 the named Asset Recovery Firm of the Year by Who’s Who Legal.