BiographyAlicia Davis teaches Enterprise Organization and Mergers & Acquisitions, and her current research includes projects in the securities regulation area. Prior to joining the Michigan Law faculty in fall 2004 as an assistant professor, Davis practiced law at Kirkland & Ellis LLP in Washington, D.C., where she represented public and private companies and private equity firms in mergers and acquisitions and leveraged buyout transactions. Her experience also includes five years as an investment banker, first with Goldman, Sachs & Co. in New York, where her clients included Fortune 100 companies pursuing equity and debt financings, and then with Raymond James & Associates in St. Petersburg, Florida, where she most recently served as a vice president and represented public and private companies in middle market mergers and acquisitions transactions. She is a member of the bars of Florida and the District of Columbia. Davis earned her B.S. in Business Administration, summa cum laude, from Florida A&M University, her MBA from Harvard Business School, and her J.D. from Yale Law School.