ATLANTA– LAWFUEL – The Law Newswire –Prominent mergers and acquisitions lawyer Bryan E. Davis has joined the international law firm Jones Day as a partner in the approximately 150-lawyer Atlanta office. He was formerly a partner at Alston & Bird LLP, where he chaired the firmwide M&A practice quality group.
“Besides the rising tide of cross-border M&A, almost every major transaction has some international issues these days,” said Mr. Davis. “Jones Day’s giant footprints in Europe and Asia, as well as around the U.S., are a matchless resource in getting optimal outcomes for clients. I’m excited to be part of this great team.”
“We are all pleased and proud that Bryan has chosen to join us and add to our vibrant M&A practice,” said Jones Day Partner-in-Charge George Manning. “People in Atlanta already know the great experience and expertise he brings to the table. Now our worldwide clients with business in the Southeast will get to know Bryan too.”
Mr. Davis’s practice focuses on the representation of public and private companies and investment banking firms in M&A transactions. He also advises boards of directors on corporate governance matters.
An author of numerous articles on M&A and securities, and a frequent speaker on legal panels, Mr. Davis is listed in both Best Lawyers in America and Georgia Super Lawyers. He is a member of the ABA’s Task Force on Public Company Acquisitions and the Georgia Corporate Code Revision Committee. Mr. Davis is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law and received his undergraduate degree from Columbia University.
Jones Day is an international law firm with 30 locations in centers of business and finance throughout the world. With more than 2,200 lawyers, including more than 400 in Europe, and 200 in Asia, it ranks among the world’s largest law firms. Jones Day acts as principal outside counsel to, or provides significant legal representation for, more than half of the Fortune Global 500 companies.