Dustin Davis is an associate in the Austin office of Latham & Watkins, and a member of the Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, and Emerging Companies Practices.

Mr. Davis represents public and private companies, venture capital and private equity firms, entrepreneurs, and strategic investors in connection with corporate and transactional matters, including public and private mergers and acquisitions, venture capital financings, private equity investments, controlling and minority investments, joint ventures, carve-outs and divestitures, corporate reorganizations, corporate governance, and general corporate matters. 

Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Davis was a corporate associate in the Austin and Houston offices of other leading international law firms.

Mr. Davis' experience includes advising:

  • SMART Global Holdings (Nasdaq: SGH) in its acquisition of Stratus Technologies
  • The Savings Group in its acquisition of Tresl
  • BigCommerce (Nasdaq: BIGC) in its acquisition of Bundle B2B
  • An AI customer success-focused company in its series seed financing
  • SourceDay in its US$31.5 million Series C financing
  • Affinaquest (formerly SSB Consulting) in its business unit divestiture to KORE software
  • Tritium Partners in its growth equity investment in a leading cross-border consolidated freight service and solutions provider*
  • Silicon Labs (Nasdaq: SLAB) in its modified Dutch auction tender offer to purchase up to US$1 billion of its common stock*
  • RateGenius in its business combination with AutoPay to form The Savings Group, a diversified consumer marketplace for automotive finance, refinance, and protection plans*
  • Rice Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition vehicle, in its US$1.15 billion business combination with Aria Energy and Archaea Energy to form Archaea Energy (NYSE: LFG), a publicly traded renewable natural gas platform*
  • CleanCapital in its US$300 million equity raise for a new solar and storage platform and acquisition of two C&I solar portfolios*
  • KKR in its US$1.4 billion joint investment with NextEra Energy Resources (NYSE: NEE) and NextEra Energy Partners (NYSE: NEP) to acquire a portfolio of wind and solar energy assets*
  • Charter Communications (Nasdaq: CHTR) in its strategic investment in Comscore (Nasdaq: SCOR)*
  • Hilcorp Alaska in its US$5.6 billion acquisition of BP’s (NYSE: BP) upstream and midstream Alaska businesses*
  • Schlumberger Limited (NYSE: SLB) in the sale of its North American onshore hydraulic fracturing business to Liberty Energy (NYSE: LBRT)*
  • Warburg Pincus in its US$1 billion controlling investment in an exploration and production company*
  • McDermott International and certain of its affiliates in their prearranged chapter 11 cases filed in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas*
  • Frontera Generation and certain of its affiliates in their prearranged chapter 11 cases filed in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • Texas


  • JD, Vanderbilt University Law School, 2019
  • BA in Economics & American Studies, University of Alabama, 2016