Britton Davis counsels clients on business-critical antitrust clearance issues, including Hart-Scott-Rodino Act compliance, for high-value joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, and other transactions.

Mr. Davis advises companies and private equity clients on transactions across all industries. He represents clients in filings before the Department of Justice (DOJ), Federal Trade Commission, and numerous international competition agencies.

He regularly counsels companies regarding:

  • Premerger notification compliance
  • International merger control regimes, including clearance strategy 
  • Antitrust compliance auditing and training

Mr. Davis excels at simplifying complex rules, often wading through complicated, non-intuitive processes to mitigate risk for a broad range of repeat clients. 

He draws on experience from a previous career in revenue management for Marriott International. 

He maintains an active pro bono practice, representing clients in asylum matters before US Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Mr. Davis is a member of the University of Virginia Serpentine Society and previously served on the alumni organization’s board.

Mr. Davis’ representative repeat clients include:

  • The Carlyle Group
  • Onex Corporation
  • One Rock Capital Partners
  • CVC Capital Partners
  • Odyssey Investment Partners
  • GTCR 
  • Astorg
  • GFL Environmental
  • Leeds Equity Partners
  • Endeavor

Mr. Davis’ experience includes representing:

Deal Clearance

  • GCP Applied Technologies in its sale to Compagnie de Saint-Gobain
  • Webhelp in its US$4.8 billion combination with Concentrix 
  • Ka’ena, including US subsidiary Mint Mobile, in its sale to T-Mobile US
  • Cerner in its US$28.3 billion sale to Oracle
  • Endeavor in the merger of UFC and WWE to create TKO, a new public company
  • A leading semiconductor manufacturer in a multibillion-dollar take-private deal
  • A waste management company in selling solid waste operations in multiple states to various companies
  • AT&T in acquiring Time Warner, DirecTV, and Leap Wireless and its proposed acquisition of T-Mobile USA, as well as in various wireless spectrum purchases*
  • United Technologies in its US$135 billion merger with Raytheon, US$30 billion acquisition of Rockwell Collins, and US$16.5 billion acquisition of Goodrich*
  • E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. in numerous transactions, including in securing antitrust approval in multiple jurisdictions to divest its Neoprene polychloroprene and glass laminates business lines*

Investigations, Counseling, and Litigation

  • An international airline in a class action involving alleged multibillion-dollar pricing and capacity collusion*
  • A global hospitality company in a class action involving an alleged conspiracy to eliminate competition for branded keyword search advertising*
  • A major wireless telecommunications company in a DOJ investigation into alleged violations of section I of the Sherman Act*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham 




Bar Qualification

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland


  • JD, Boston College Law School, 2011
    cum laude
  • BA in Foreign Affairs, University of Virginia, 1999