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  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, J.D., 1984, summa cum laude; Managing Editor, Cumberland Law Review; Curia Honoris
  • Samford University, B.A., 1981, magna cum laude
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  • Mississippi, 1984
Court Admissions
  • N.D. Miss., 1984
  • S.D. Miss., 1984
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Mark Davis
Partner
Suite 800
190 E Capitol St
Jackson, MS 39201
601.949.4909 tel
601.949.4649 fax

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Mark Davis uses his more than 25 years of experience to help his clients coordinate real estate developments and orchestrate other real estate related transactions, including acquisition, leasing, financing, and zoning. His practice spans the development of shopping centers, office buildings, hotels, mixed-use facilities, hospital expansions, and manufacturing facilities. He also represents lenders in lending transactions and foreclosures. 

Mr. Davis is a member and former chair of the Section of Real Property of The Mississippi Bar. He is also a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, the Mortgage Bankers Association of America, and the Mississippi Mortgage Bankers Association. Recently, he authored two chapters on Foreclosure Law in Mississippi, which was published by the University of Mississippi.

Noteworthy

  • Adjunct Professor, Mississippi College, Real Estate Law (2010 to date)
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2018 (Copyright 2017 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC) in the area of Real Estate Law (listed annually since 2001)
  • Named the Best Lawyers' 2015 Jackson, MS Real Estate Law "Lawyer of the Year"
  • Recognized in "Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers for Business" in the area of Real Estate (listed annually since 2004)
  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Listed in Mid-South Super Lawyers in the area of Real Estate and as one of the "Top 50 Mississippi Lawyers" (listed annually since 2007)
  • Selected as one of the best Real Estate lawyers in the United States by The Best of the U.S. LLC (2006)

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Publications

  • "Alternatives to Foreclosure"
    Foreclosure Law in Mississippi, University of Mississippi, 2011
  • "Foreclosure of a Construction Loan"
    Foreclosure Law in Mississippi, University of Mississippi, 2011

Memberships

  • American College of Real Estate Lawyers (Fellow)
  • Fondren Civitan Club (Member, President, 1989–1990)
  • International Council of Shopping Centers
  • Mississippi Magnolia District of Civitan International (Member; Governor, 1994–1995) 
  • Mississippi Mortgage Bankers Association
  • Mortgage Bankers Association of America
  • Special Olympics - Mississippi (Director, 1992–1999; 2001 to date)
  • The Mississippi Bar (Member, Chairman, Section of Real Property, 1988–1989)