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  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
    JD, summa cum laude, 1984
    Managing Editor, Cumberland Law Review; Curia Honoris

  • Samford University
    BA, magna cum laude, 1981
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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 is a partner in the Corporate Practice Group. He focuses on real estate.

Mark draws on his more than 30 years of experience to help clients coordinate real estate developments and orchestrate transactions, including acquisition, leasing, and financing matters, as well as address zoning issues. 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.

Mark is an adjunct professor at Mississippi College, where he has taught real estate law since 2010.

Noteworthy

  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Real Estate Law (listed annually since 2001)
  • Best Lawyers, "Lawyer of the Year," Real Estate Law, Jackson, Mississippi (2015)
  • Chambers USA, Real Estate (listed annually since 2004)
  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers, "Top 50 Mississippi Lawyers," Real Estate (listed annually since 2007)
  • The Best of the U.S. LLC,Best Real Estate Lawyers in the United States (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; 2001-2014)
  • The Mississippi Bar, Member; Chairman, Section of Real Property (1988-1989)