Alexander J. Davie
Alexander Davie is a corporate and securities attorney based in Nashville, Tennessee. Businesses of many varieties rely on his counsel and judgment throughout all stages of their growth. He assists startups, founders, and entrepreneurs in initial entity selection and formation, and later in negotiating and structuring capital-raising transactions, including seed rounds, convertible notes, angel rounds, and venture capital investments. He also represents businesses in mergers and acquisitions.
Many businesses rely on Alex as their outside “general counsel” for day-to-day legal needs. He drafts vendor and customer contracts, website terms of service, privacy policies, consulting agreements, commercial leases, and employment agreements. He also assists his clients in regulatory compliance with various governmental agencies including the Securities and Exchange Commission, United States Tax and Trade Bureau, the Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission, and the Federal Trade Commission. Alex’s first goal is to provide his clients with responsive service and candid and decisive legal advice for the difficult choices they frequently face.
Professionals within the investment management industry seek the expertise Alex gained when he served as general counsel to a private investment fund manager. He has drafted the formation documents of a number of private funds, including hedge funds, private equity funds, and real estate investment partnerships. He also counsels investment advisers on their regulatory obligations, such as initial state or SEC registration and ongoing compliance with advertising rules, fiduciary standards, and policies and procedures.
Alex particularly enjoys working with companies and entrepreneurial ventures within the technology industry. As a believer in technology’s ability to enrich people’s lives and allow people to connect with each other in new ways, he is passionate about helping tech startups achieve success. He is active in Nashville’s startup community as a mentor at the Nashville Entrepreneur Center and participates in numerous other events geared towards making Nashville a nationally ranked location for starting a business.