Joseph "Jody" P. Davis III is a senior trial attorney with broad experience in business, cross-border and bankruptcy-related litigation. He represents public and private corporations, financial institutions and private individuals before federal and state courts. He has wide-ranging experience handling fiduciary duty, fraud, insolvency, financing, corporate control, shareholder, investment, lending and intellectual property disputes. Jody served as lead trial counsel in bankruptcy courts across the country on behalf of debtors, unsecured creditors’ committees, hedge funds, private equity funds, secured lenders, stalking horse bidders, commercial landlords and equity holders.
Jody frequently manages complex, multi-tiered litigation situations, balancing the competing interests of litigants, investigators and courts across borders, venues and disciplines. Jody's experience in insolvency litigation extends to cases outside and within the bankruptcy courts, including adversary proceedings and contested matters in the course of Chapter 11 proceedings. He has represented clients in some of the country’s largest restructuring cases, including the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority, General Motors, AbitibiBowater, Smurfit Stone, General Growth Properties, Brazos Electric Power Cooperative, and Venture Holdings.
- Complex business litigation
- Bankruptcy and insolvency litigation
- Cross-border disputes
- Fiduciary duty
- Financing disputes
- Corporate control
- Partnership and shareholder disputes