Frédérique Granet-Lambrechts is a professor emeritus at the University of Strasbourg where, after a State doctorate defended under the supervision of Professor Danièle Huet-Weiller in 1981 on "conflicts of filiations", she specialized in French law and comparative law of individuals and families. She has been associated with reflections and preparatory work for several family law reforms, including the order of 4 July 2005 on the reform of parentage. She is the author of numerous publications in this area. She is also secretary general of the International Commission on Civil Status where she has carried out several studies in comparative law in her area of specialty.
Alain A. Levasseur was the associate director of international studies at the Louisiana State University - Center of Civil Law Studies, until he retired in June 2015. He holds an MCL from Tulane University Law School (1966). In 1998, the Université d’Aix Marseille Paul Cézanne bestowed on professor Levasseur the degree of Doctor of Laws Honoris Causa. He served as a Technical Assistant at the World Bank in Washington, D.C. from 1969 to 1970. Professor Levasseur maintains an active membership in the International Academy of Comparative Law, the American Association for the Comparative Study of Law, the Société de Législation Comparée, the Association Henri Capitant, the International Association of Legal Methodology and the American Law Institute.