Davis Mello advises clients on corporate and securities matters, including mergers and acquisitions, venture transactions, private securities offerings, public company reporting obligations and corporate governance. In addition, Davis has significant experience advising clients with respect to intellectual property and technology transactions. He represents both public and private companies across a variety of industries including technology, manufacturing and healthcare.
Davis earned his J.D. from Vanderbilt University where he was a John W. Wade Scholar. He earned a B.S. in interdisciplinary business management and a B.A. in political science from Miami University, where he was a Harrison Scholar.
Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Davis was an associate at Harwell Howard Hyne Gabbert & Manner, P.C.
Nashville Bar Association
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
Representation of Family Legacy, LLC and Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens, Inc. in their sale to Park Lawn Corporation (TSX: PLC), a company that provides goods and services associated with the disposition and memorialization of human remains
Representation of Gen Cap America, a Nashville-based private equity firm that provides equity for management buyouts, division spinoffs, and recapitalizations of profitable, well-established middle-market businesses, in its acquisition of Griffin Gear, a South Carolina-based provider of gearing products for industrial applications
Representation of Walker Die Casting, Inc., a Tennessee-based corporation that produces high-quality aluminum die castings, in its sale to Allison Transmission (NYSE: ALSN), the world’s largest manufacturer of fully automatic transmissions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles
Represented Pharos Capital Group in its acquisition of an outpatient autism services provider
Represented Gen Cap America in its sale of portfolio company CPS Distributors, Inc.
We represented Clearwater Compliance in its investment by Altaris Capital Partners, LLC.
Represented Family Treatment Network in its acquisition of Behavioral Care Specialists
We represented International Systems of America, LLC (ISA), a portfolio company of Gen Cap America, in its sale to Align Capital Partners.
Represented Bridgestone Americas in its sale of Speedco to Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores
Vanderbilt Journal of Transactional Law — Articles Selection Editor
Vanderbilt Law School — John W. Wade Scholar
Miami University — Harrison Scholar