François-Henri Briard

Supreme Court Attorney (France), Delaporte, Briard & Trichet
Francois-Henri Briard

François-Henri Briard is a man of two worlds: as a fine connoisseur of the French and European Supreme Courts (Paris, Monaco, Strasbourg and Luxembourg) and as a fervent disciple of the French-American alliance. With Hon. Justice Antonin Scalia, he was the founder of the Vergennes Society (1993), dedicated to the relationship between France and the US regarding legal matters. He works with American think tanks such as the Federalist Society and the American Enterprise Institute. He was a Trustee (2004-2012) of Sarah Lawrence College in New York. He is a member of the Supreme Court Historical Society.

Son of a French Officer who fought in Indochina and Algeria.  François-Henri Briard graduated in 1980 from Paris Law School (Paris XI and Paris II) and from Sciences-PO Paris (Public Service). Professor at the National School of Administration of Malaysia and at Paris XI Law School (1980-1984), he graduated from the French Institute for Defense High Studies (Class of 2006, promotion CASTEX) and was a member of the French War College Jury (2011). 

Born in 1957, father of six, he is a Reserve Officer, Commander in the French Navy (national award in 2011), a Knight of the Legion of Honor, an Officer of the National Merit, a Knight of the Academic Palms, a member of the Sons of the American Revolution and of the Cincinnati France. 

François-Henri Briard is a member of the Verailles Académie des Sciences Morales, des Arts et des Lettres

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Publications and Multimedia
Developing The International Response To The Paris Attacks - Podcast
International & National Security Law Practice Group Podcast
December 09, 2015
When Should America Act to Maintain International Order? - Event Audio/Video
2015 National Lawyers Convention
November 18, 2015
International Law & the Separation of Powers - Event Audio/Video
2008 National Lawyers Convention
November 20, 2008
Limited Government and Spreading Democracy: Uneasy Cousins? - Event Audio
2006 National Lawyers Convention
November 16, 2006