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Mr. Davis is the current Managing Partner at Elliott & Davis. His experience in structuring transactions, including joint ventures, partnerships, limited partnerships (LLP), limited liability companies (LLC), business trusts and corporations makes him a valuable resource to businesses in need of a "strategic lawyer." Mr. Davis concentrates in providing corporate, business and tax counseling to privately-held companies, including representing clients in transactions involving equity and debt financing, formation and start-up, venture capital, sales, mergers and acquisitions, technology licensing, and information technology.

For years, Mr. Davis has helped nonprofits gain tax exempt status and deal with issues confronted by nonprofit boards. Mr. Davis is also a recognized expert on nonprofit fundraising and teaches grant writing classes for the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations and has served as a panel expert for the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

Mr. Davis also has extensive experience in the aspects of real estate transactions, including financing, leasing, development, purchasing and selling real estate. His specialty in this area of the law is using corporate entities to reduce tax and risk exposure.


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Practice areas


  1. Business: 50%
  2. Contracts: 15%
  3. M & A: 10%
  4. Corporate: 10%
  5. Other: 15%
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Hourly ($150-175/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Daniel Todd Friedson

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Daniel Friedson Real estate Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Scott L Levine

    Attorney Davis is knowledgeable, efficient and thorough and provides responsive representation to his business clients. He is extremely proficient at explaining complex business issues so that average people can understand them, and he is equally adept at handling complex business concepts as well.


    Scott Levine Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Pittsburgh's 50 FinestCystic Fibrosis Foundation2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Company OwnerePower Apps2002 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
East End Cooperative MinistryBoard Member2007 - Present
Allegheny County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Nonprofit LawNonprofit Forum2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Pittsburgh, Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of BusinessBusiness AdministrationMA - Masters2000
University of Pittsburgh School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Nonprofit ForumGrant Writing for Serious Grant Seekers2010