Mark I. Davies

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Phone (US): +1-(646) 201-5512
Phone (UK): +44-(0)207-993-4948
Phone (Rome): +39 (0)6-893-85131
Fax: (212) 591-7742

375, Park Avenue, 26th Floor
New York, New York 10152

601 South Figueroa Street, Suite 4050
Los Angeles, CA 90017

Levels 7 & 8
G Block C 62
Bandra Kurla Complex
Mumbai, 400051
India

Justia Profile

Dual qualified as a lawyer in the United States and the United Kingdom, Mark I. Davies is the Global Managing Partner and founder of our firm.

Mark also Chairs our Global Business and Investor visa team and focuses his practice on EB5, L1, E2 and other business and investor visa solutions. A former General Counsel, Mark is relied on as primary counsel to major corporations, investors, non-profits and businesses of all sizes.

Education

Mark holds a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, a law degree from a major university in the United Kingdom (UK) and an MBA degree from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business. Mark was awarded a post-graduate Fellowship from the University of Pennsylvania law school and is the holder of multiple scholarships and academic awards.

Immigration Experience

Mark gained his first US immigration experience almost twenty-five years ago when he first applied for a US visa. Prior to immigrating to the United States Mark held multiple different US visas, eventually obtaining a green card and later naturalizing.

In addition to being the Global firm Chairman of Davies & Associates Mark also Chairs our Business and Investor visa practice. In this role Mark assists business and investors form all over the world structure their interests in and move to the United States. Mark is relied on by multi-billion dollar global corporations as well as small businesses and

Trained in two very large international US law firms Mark has the benefit of a first class legal training. Mark has also served as a Senior Vice President in one of the world's largest corporations where he was responsible for the North American law group.

Leadership

Mark is the immediate prior Chairman of the Board of Directors of Lawyers Without Borders (a UN affiliated NGO), Chair of the In-House Counsel Section of the Connecticut Bar Association and recipient of a White House Commendation for his contribution to the legal profession. Mark has also served on Board of Directors and in leadership positions in a variety of organizations dedicated to promoting pro-bono and diversity on the legal profession. Based on his knowledge of both the US and UK systems, Mark was asked to work with a "big 5" accounting firm client to prepare suggested reforms on the laws of England & Wales for the government of the United Kingdom.

Publications and Speaking

Mark has published legal articles and spoken on an international basis. His speaking engagements include presentations for various US state bar associations, the Association of Corporate Counsel, the Law Society of England & Wales and the ALA.