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Colin B. Davis is a partner in the Orange County office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher where he practices in the firm’s Litigation Department. Mr. Davis has been recognized in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™ for his work in Mergers and Acquisitions Law.
Mr. Davis’s practice focuses on complex business and commercial litigation, with an emphasis on merger and acquisition and securities litigation. Mr. Davis represents public and private companies and their officers and directors in stockholder class actions, stockholder derivative actions, and appraisal actions, as well as related litigation in state and federal courts throughout the country. Mr. Davis also represents clients in a wide variety of other types of business litigation, including post-closing merger and acquisition disputes involving earnout provisions, fraud, and other contractual breaches. Additionally, Mr. Davis has represented clients in connection with governmental investigations and enforcement actions brought by the SEC, Department of Justice, and other regulatory and enforcement agencies.
Mr. Davis’s representative matters include:
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Davis served as a law clerk to The Honorable Janis L. Sammartino of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California. Mr. Davis earned his Juris Doctor degree magna cum laude in 2010 from the University of San Diego School of Law, where he served as a Lead Articles Editor and Symposium Coordinator of the San Diego Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif. In 2006, Mr. Davis received a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from Santa Clara University.
Mr. Davis is a member of the California bar, and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Central and Northern Districts of California.
University of San Diego - 2010 Juris Doctor
Santa Clara University - 2006 Bachelor of Science