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Brad Davis
Special Counsel
Suite 800
190 E Capitol St
Jackson, MS 39201
601.949.4623 tel
601.709.8655 fax

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Brad Davis is special counsel in the Corporate Practice Group. He advises state and local governments and financial institutions on a broad range of financing transactions for the enhancement of quality of life, public safety, and economic development.

Brad focuses his practice on financing transactions for states, municipalities, counties, school districts, universities, community colleges, utility districts, special use districts, and other governmental entities, including general obligation bonds, revenue bonds, tax increment financing bonds, lease-purchases. Since joining Jones Walker in 2015, Brad has been part of more than 60 successfully closed transactions valued in excess of $300 million.

Prior to joining Jones Walker, Brad served in multiple locations and capacities for US Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi. He was Senator Cochran’s legislative assistant and counsel in Washington, DC, from 2005 to 2008, after which he served as state office director and general counsel in Mississippi from 2008 to 2015. His work for Senator Cochran focused on legal issues, public safety, business and tax policy, and economic development projects, as well as representing the senator throughout Mississippi and assisting constituents with federal issues.

Noteworthy

  • The University of Mississippi Associated Student Body, President and Student Hall of Fame (1998-1999) 

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Presentations

  • Advanced Municipal Bond Financing Seminar, December 2017, Mississippi Municipal Clerks Association
  • State and Local Bond Financing Seminar, May 2017, Hope Enterprise Corporation
  • State and Local Bond Financing Seminar, December 2016, Jones Walker Banking Seminar

Memberships

  • Den Leader, Cub Scouts, Pack 29, Brandon, Mississippi
  • Federal Bar Association, Member; National Chapter, Government Relations Committee, Member (2016-2017); Mississippi Chapter, President (2017)
  • Mississippi Council on Economic Education, Board of Directors
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers; State and Local Practice Committee
  • The Mississippi Bar, Executive Committee, Government Law Section
  • The Mississippi Council on Economic Education, Board of Directors
  • The University of Mississippi Alumni Association, Life Member; Law Alumni Board of Directors (2006-2008, 2016-present)