Chad A. Davidson

Firm: Phelps Dunbar
Location: Jackson - MS

  • 4270 I-55 North
    Jackson, Mississippi 39211-6391
  • Tel : 601-360-9312
  • Fax : 601-360-9777

Chad Davidson practices in the areas of corporate and commercial transactions with a particular emphasis in taxation, mergers and acquisitions and commercial/public financing. His tax practice includes matters relating to corporate, partnership and individual federal and state tax as well as representing businesses, individuals and estates in IRS and state tax audits. He regularly advises clients on federal, state and local tax incentives and credits available to new and expanding companies.

His commercial transaction practice includes the acquisition and/or sale of on-going businesses, through asset purchase transactions, stock/membership interest purchase transactions, mergers and reorganizations. Mr. Davidson regularly advises business clients on choice of entity, formation, matters related to start-up and initial growth, corporate restructurings and reorganizations, joint ventures and commercial/public financings, and he is responsible for drafting and negotiating the documents necessary to meet clients’ needs in these areas. He also provides advice to nonprofits on formation, corporate governance, tax exemption, registration with states’ charities divisions and compliance with tax exempt law.

In addition, Mr. Davidson’s practice includes the area of public financing having served as borrower’s counsel, bond counsel and trustee’s counsel in a variety of taxable and tax-exempt transactions.

Mr. Davidson’s estate planning practice includes advising clients with respect to and the drafting of wills, trusts, and family limited partnerships, as well as representing estates in probate.

Mr. Davidson also practices in the area of real estate, where he handles the acquisition, sale and/or development of commercial and residential real estate. He represents both lessors and lessees in drafting and negotiating leases for commercial property and also analyzes and resolves real property title issues.

Phelps Dunbar

Since our founding in New Orleans in 1853, Phelps Dunbar has successfully combined valuable traditions and progressive ideas to become one of the oldest and largest firms across the South. Our firm values practices that foster creative legal analysis and provide practical solutions to legal problems. Each of our five core practice groups – admiralty, business, litigation, labor and employment, and insurance and reinsurance – features attorneys well-versed in specific matters and industries that allow us to individually tailor our services to clients’ specific needs. It is our priority to understand the unique aspects and background of our clients’ businesses to achieve their goals. We recognize the importance of thorough and efficient high-quality services and draw upon the various experience that our attorneys have attained in specific areas to best serve our client base.

The combination of knowledge and experience at Phelps Dunbar contributes to our well founded reputation as a leader in the field of legal services. With office locations across the Gulf Coast as well as Raleigh, North Carolina and London, England, we are able to serve virtually all types of client legal needs across the Third Coast as well as nationally and internationally. Our regional capabilities ensure efficient, responsive and attentive legal solutions to a broad range of issues handled by our firm. Communication and collaboration among attorneys in different locations is valued by our firm to provide sound legal advice and quality services to our clients.