George Davis


George Davis


New York | Three Bryant Park, 1095 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY, United States of America 10036-6797
+1 212 698 3614 | +1 212 698 3599



George Davis’s concentration is the federal income tax, representing financial and strategic clients across a variety of industries on taxable and tax-free mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, joint ventures, and restructurings. He also advises private equity sponsors on fund formation and complex structuring issues.

Prior to joining Dechert, Mr. Davis served as a tax associate at another international law firm.

  • PRA Health Sciences on the acquisition of Symphony Health Solutions for $530 million up-front cash payment. 
  • Genesee & Wyoming in their formation of a joint venture with SEACOR to own and operate rail ferry service between the U.S. and Mexico.
  • The Blackstone Group L.P. in its acquisition of Harvest Fund Advisors LLC, an energy investment management firm with over $10 billion in assets under management.
  • Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. on the spin-offs of the bulk of its real estate business to Park Hotels & Resorts Inc., a publicly traded real estate investment trust (REIT), and of its timeshare business to Hilton Grand Vacations Inc., a separate publicly traded company.
  • A private equity client in connection with its acquisition of a majority interest in network neutral interconnection and data center company.
  • A private equity client in acquisitions of domestic real estate assets through REIT structures.

Includes matters handled at Dechert or prior to joining the firm.

  • University of California, Santa Cruz, B.A., 2009
  • New York University School of Law, J.D., 2013
  • New York University School of Law, LL.M., Taxation, 2014
  • New York