Conflicts of Interest Board

Mark Davies
Executive Director
Mark Davies has served as Executive Director of the Conflicts of Interest Board since 1994. He previously served as Executive Director of the New York State Temporary State Commission on Local Government Ethics and as a Deputy Counsel to the New York State Commission on Government Integrity and prior to that as a full-time law professor and in private practice, specializing in municipal law and litigation. A graduate of Columbia College and Columbia Law School, he is the chair of the Government Ethics and Professional Responsibility Committee of the New York State Bar Association's Municipal Law Section. He also serves on the steering committee of the International Council on Governmental Ethics Laws. He has lectured extensively on ethics and has authored numerous publications, including contributions to Ethics, Lawyers and the Public Sector (ABA 1999), Ethics and Law Enforcement: Toward Global Guidelines (Praeger 2000), and Ethics in Government: Understanding the Legal and Regulatory Climate in New York State (scheduled NYSBA 2002).