Location US, CA Los Angeles, 90295
US, CA Irvine, 92612
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Practice Areas of Law Business Entities, Business Formation, Contracts, Copyright, Corporations/Partnership, Entertainment, Estate planning, Finance, Franchise, Intellectual Property, International, Internet , Limited Liability Companies (LLCs), Real Estate, Securities, Securities Arbitration, Wills and Trusts
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Don Davis

Founding Partner


    Donald G. Davis:  Direct Line:  (213) 400-2007

Attorney Donald G. (Don) Davis is the Founding Partner of Davis & Associates,




Mr. Davis,  with over 30 years of experience, is a nationally recognized specialist in:




-Securities Law


(including IPO’s, PIPE’s, Syndications,  Secondarys, Private Placements, Reg A’s, Reverse Mergers into Shells, CrowdFunding, SEC investigations, and other areas)


-Corporate Law


-Business Transactions


-Mergers & Acquisitions


-Turn arounds


-Practice before the SEC, FINRA (formerly the NASD), and DTC


-NASDAQ & AMX Listings


-Frankfurt, Aim, Mumbai & Hong Kong Listings


-Corporate Cleanup and Reorganization (insider and outside of Chapter 11


-Offshore Transactions


-Entertainment Financing


-Technology Licenses & Transfers


-Sarbanes Oxley Issues


-Mutual Fund Organization and Regulation


-The Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Investment Act of 1940, and the Investment Advisers Act.




Mr. Davis practices in association with a approximately 30 member lawyer group, to provide legal services across all areas, including Business Litigation, Labor Law, Immigration, Patents and Trademarks, Tax, Entertainment, Bankruptcy,  White Collar, SEC defense, and other Business Law Areas.




Mr. Davis is a “Southern California Super Lawyer”, so designated by his Peers, and is rated  "AV" legal ability, which means that his legal skills are classified as "Very High to Preeminent" and his ethics are classified as "Highest Integrity" according to the Martindale Hubbell Directory of Attorneys.  Mr. Davis is also listed in Who's Who in California, Who's Who in the United States, Who's Who in the World, and various other outstanding publications of Merit.






Mr. Davis’ career has spanned forty years as Business Law and Securities Law Specialist, Law Professor, Bar Association Chair, National Lecturer, Arbitrator, Forensic Witness, Professional Negotiator, and originally Public Auditor.  Career Highlights include:




-Founding Partner, Davis & Associates Law Group


-Southern California SuperLawyer


-Rated “AV” by Martindale Hubbells


-Chairman: L.A. County Bar, Business and Corporate Law Section (also             Treasurer, Secretary & Program Chair)


-Law Professor: Southwestern University Law School, (teaching Securities &             Corporate Law)


-Chairman: Southern California  Securities Law Forum (jointly sponsored by the       SEC, the Los Angeles County Bar, and the CPA Society)


-Externship Faculty Chair: USC Law School, UCLA Law School, Loyola Law             School, Southwestern University Law School.


-NASD Arbitrator (now FINRA)


-NASD Licensed Principle (mid 80’s)


-Prominent Speaker across the Country and Offshore On Securities & Corporate Law topics (CrowdFunding, Sarbanes Oxley, Mergers & Acquisitions; Duties of Outside Directors; Duty of Audit Committee Directors; Formation of Small Business Investment Companies; Private Placements and Syndications;  Reverse Mergers; Mutual Fund Formation; etc.)


-Securities Lawyer with O’Melveny & Myers (1970s)


-Public Auditor: PriceWaterhouseCoopers (1960s)


-Executive Editor, USC Law Review


-Order of the Coif


-First in USC Law Class Section (’69)

Mr. Davis' family arrived in Southern California in the 1880s, and have a long history in Southern California Commerce and Real Estate. Mr. Davis has overseen his family Business Interests in Farming, Real Estate Development, Hospital Ownership, the Entertainment Industry, Investment Banking, Portfolio Management, Solar Energy, and various other Business Enterprises. This has given Mr Davis a firm understanding of the difficulties facing businessmen in today's difficult environment.








Office              Marina Del Rey, CA 90295


Direct              (213) 400-2007  (feel free to call Don direct)


Fax                  (310) 373-5410

Skype              Yachtsmandon, Marina Del Rey (video)

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