Managing Partners: Amy L Fracassini
Number of partners: 26
Number of lawyers: 8
Founded in 1979, Davis Malm is a premier full-service, Boston-based business law firm that represents local, national and global businesses, institutions and individuals in a wide spectrum of industries. Clients rely on Davis Malm’s attorneys to efficiently deliver successful results through direct partner involvement, responsive client service, and creative and strategic problem solving. The firm’s attorneys practice at the top level of the profession and possess the agility necessary to handle any issues that arise during the course of a matter. Davis Malm is a member of the International Lawyers Network, representing Massachusetts and northern New England. This membership enables the firm to offer high-quality, efficient services to clients doing business globally.
Main Areas of Practice:
Banking & Credit
Real Estate & Environmental
Regulatory & Administrative
Banking & Credit:
The firm’s banking and credit attorneys regularly represent institutional, private, governmental, commercial and nonbank lenders in a broad spectrum of commercial transactions. The firm is known for its expertise in U.S. Small Business Administration lending, floor plan financing, tax-exempt bond financing, commercial lending and real estate financing. The firm also assists lenders in default situations.
The firm’s business attorneys represent publicly traded and privately held businesses in a wide range of industries. It handles all areas of business practice from startup to sale, including choice-of-entity decisions and initial formation, to issues of governance, private and public financing, licensing agreements, joint ventures, SEC compliance, mergers and acquisitions and tax matters.
The firm’s employment attorneys regularly represent employers, executives and employees in all aspects of employment law, including claims related to discrimination, wrongful termination and breach of contract, and matters related to noncompetition agreements, trade secret protection and infringement, and executive compensation.
The firm’s intellectual property attorneys represent inventors, start-ups, emerging companies, and private and public companies in a wide range of industries and technology verticals. It handles matters involving patent prosecution, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, licensing, joint ventures, opinions and intellectual property litigation.
The firm’s litigators have extensive experience in both trial and appellate commercial litigation matters, and in administrative agencies. The firm has a strong track record of taking on complex cases, going up against the largest law firms in the country and obtaining positive results for clients.
Real Estate & Environmental Law:
The firm’s real estate and environmental team represents commercial, industrial and residential developers, property owners and managers, and commercial tenants in all areas of real estate and environmental law from permitting to conveyance. Its expertise in condominium law development and management is well-known. The firm has a long history of successfully representing clients in environmental compliance and contamination matters.
Regulatory & Administrative Law:
The firm’s regulatory and administrative law attorneys represent clients in regulated industries, including cable television, telecommunications, data security and privacy, energy, renewable energy, environmental, permitting, zoning and cannabis. The firm provides a range of services from securing regulatory approvals and advocating in state and federal agency proceedings to representing clients in commercial transactions.