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Kirkland & Ellis LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10022
United States


Jonathan Davis’s practice primarily focuses on public and private company merger and acquisition transactions and activist defense. Jonathan also advises corporations and their directors on general corporate and governance matters.

Over the course of his career, Jonathan has advised on transactions having an aggregate value of approximately $700 billion. His clients have included 3G Capital, AbbVie, Alliant Techsystems, Amcor, Anheuser Busch InBev, Avaya, Avon, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Delhaize Group, Fortive, General Motors, H.J. Heinz, Honeywell, IBM, J.Crew, Jones Group, Mead Johnson, Pentair, Pinnacle Foods, Scientific Games and Spectrum Brands, as well as numerous SPACs and investment banks.


New York University School of Law, J.D.; University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.B.A.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > M&A/corporate and commercial > M&A: large deals ($1bn+)

(Next Generation Partners)

Jonathan DavisKirkland & Ellis LLP

Equipped to support on market-defining, multijurisdictional deals across all major industries, Kirkland & Ellis LLP caters to a wide-ranging client roster of public and private companies, financial advisors and boards of directors. David Fox has transacted a colossal $500bn worth of deals throughout his illustrious career, while Daniel Wolf is a standout for cross-border and contested transactions, activism defense and governance matters. The practice, which predominantly consists of New York-based lawyers, is also home to Jonathan Davis, one of the market’s foremost names for SPAC-related transactions.