Lee Davis

Lee Davis

Counsel

Expertise

  • Corporate
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Energy
  • Intellectual Property

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Texas, U.S.A.

Profile

Lee is active in the firm’s Venture, M&A and Corporate/Securities practice groups and advises clients on their acquisition, investment and disposition strategies.

Lee has experience representing clients in the negotiation and execution of business transactions. As part of his practice, he represents start-ups and emerging growth companies from incorporation and early-stage financings through exit. His experience includes advising start-up and early-stage businesses on corporate legal issues, venture capital and other financings, and mergers and acquisitions. He also represents investors in venture capital financings and mergers and acquisitions.

Lee is also an active member of the Houston Angel Network, an organization dedicated to developing the innovation ecosystem in Houston by supporting founders and start-up companies with financial resources and mentorship.

Representative Venture Capital Transactions

  • MarketPryce, Inc. in its $3 million Series Seed financing
  • Liquid immersion technology company in its $20 million convertible notes financing
  • Lead investor in a $5.7 million Series A financing of a retail beer brand
  • Angel group as lead investor in a $3 million Series A financing of a composite technology company
  • Venture fund as lead investor in a $20 million Series B financing of financial technology company
  • Corporate venture as lead investor in a $3 million Series A financing of a wastewater treatment technology company
  • Venture fund as lead investor in a $2 million Series Seed financing of digital fashion company
  • Venture fund as lead investor in a $1 million convertible notes financing of a food technology company
  • Virtual reality pilot training company in its $550k convertible notes financing
  • Investor in convertible notes financing of a dating app and group volunteering matchmaker
  • A coating company in a SAFE financing as initial participant of local accelerator

Representative Mergers & Acquisitions Transactions

  • Buyer in its acquisition of Australian and Chinese businesses engaged in construction industry
  • A payment services company it its sale of assets to joint venture
  • Multiple Buyers in their acquisitions and financings of WIC businesses throughout Texas
  • A business and technology consulting practice in its sale to strategic acquirer
  • A software company in its sale of assets to public strategic acquirer engaged in oil and gas drilling
  • A natural gas compression equipment fabrication and service business in its sale to private equity
  • An integrated waste services company in its sale to private equity
  • General Technologies, Inc. in its acquisition of Precision-Hayes International, Inc. from Actuant Corporation

Education

BS, Texas A&M University, Mechanical Engineering, 2006
Areas of Practice

Corporate | Emerging Growth and Venture Capital | Energy | Energy Technology | Energy Transition | Intellectual Property | Mergers and Acquisitions | Private Equity

Articles

  • AK Migration: Transitional Program for Covered Business Method Patents under the America Invents Act
  • Author’s Heir Delivers Own Knockdown Punch in “Raging Bull” Copyright Suit
  • Third Circuit Decides the FTC Will Be the Primary Authority on Data Breach and Privacy
  • I Prevailed, Now Give Me My Attorneys’ Fees
  • Texas Supreme Court Holds Patent Agent Communications May Be Privileged
  • Give Me a ©!: Supreme Court Holds that Copyright Protects Decorative Elements of Useful Articles
  • US No Longer Safe Harbor for European Data
  • FCC Clips Lyft’s Wings
  • AK Migration: Towards the Goal of Affordable Energy
  • Delaware Chancery Court Finds Reverse Triangular Merger Under Delaware Law Does Not Effect an Assignment of Rights of the Surviving Corporation, Pratt's Journal of Bankruptcy Law