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Janice Davis

Co-Chair of Bracewell’s Technology Transactions Department

Janice Davis, co-chair of Bracewell’s technology transactions department, is a seasoned and skilled attorney with more than 30 years of experience. She works to create practical solutions for clients’ contractual relationships and challenges in a variety of commercial transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, software license agreements, alliance arrangements, reorganizations, recapitalizations, management and leveraged buy-outs, corporate financing, private placements, securities law compliance and venture capital investments.

Janice’s active M&A practice involves representing public and private companies and private equity firms in diverse cross-border and domestic transactions. In addition, Janice has represented private investment funds in connection with fund formations, special purpose vehicles, and portfolio investments, and has substantial experience in the formation and financing of early stage and emerging growth companies. She also advises corporate clients and other entities on governance, fiduciary duties and change of control and related matters.

Janice has a unique perspective on legal matters as a result of her work on a part-time seconded basis at a portfolio company of one of Bracewell’s private equity firm clients, handling all board matters, integrating and organizing the outside legal teams, negotiating all contracts, and managing all insurance risk matters, among others, and at one of the top national accounting firms, handling all corporate matters, M&A transactions, and negotiating over 250 contracts on behalf of the accounting firm’s consulting division.