Kirk A. Davenport is a partner in the New York office of Latham & Watkins. Mr. Davenport is a member of the firm's Corporate Department. He also serves as Co-chair of the national office of Latham & Watkins, a central resource for clients and Latham attorneys facing complex issues arising under the US securities laws.
- Capital markets
- Securities laws
- Debt and equity financings
Mr. Davenport's clients include:
- US and international investment banks
- NYSE and NASDAQ-listed companies
- Leveraged buyout funds
- Mezzanine investment funds
Mr. Davenport has represented issuers and underwriters in public and private high yield, convertible note and equity offerings as well as tender and exchange offer transactions, both domestically and abroad. In the lending arena, he has represented lenders and borrowers in secured and unsecured acquisition and other debt financings. He has also represented private equity funds and others in prepackaged bankruptcy plans.
In 2012-2014, Mr. Davenport was featured in Band 1 of Chambers USA, noting that he is a "highly keen on making sure his clients are happy and he'll do anything for his clients" and an "energetic and technically gifted" lawyer.