Davis Smith Joins Bradley's Montgomery Office as a Corporate & Securities and Tax Partner

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Bradley is pleased to announce that Davis H. Smith has joined the firm’s Montgomery office as a partner in the Corporate and Securities and Tax practice groups.

“We are thrilled to have Davis join Bradley as a highly regarded practitioner in tax and business strategies,” said Bradley Montgomery Office Managing Partner Robert Emmett Poundstone IV. “He brings nearly two decades of experience, including a particular focus and a track record of success in the captive insurance industry.”

Mr. Smith advises captive insurance companies, risk retention groups and self-insured funds on transactional, regulatory and tax matters. He counsels clients on tax and business strategies in a variety of industries, including participants in regulated industries, including insurance companies and investment advisors, and the professional services industry. He has extensive experience advising businesses on structuring and growing their businesses in a tax-efficient manner.

A frequent speaker and writer on tax planning for businesses, including strategies for captive insurance companies, Mr. Smith was a co-author of the 2016 update to the Alabama Captive Insurers Act. He currently serves on the board of directors of the Alabama Captive Association and is a member of the Captive Insurance Companies Association.

Mr. Smith received his J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law. He also holds a Master of Laws in taxation from New York University and a Bachelor of Arts from Hampden-Sydney College.

Bradley’s Corporate and Securities attorneys advise corporate clients by assessing the market and the business enterprise, identifying risks and opportunities, and providing in-depth, actionable strategies throughout the life of a company. The firm has more than 40 attorney listings in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® for Corporate and Securities related law. Bradley’s Tax Practice Group serves individuals and businesses on matters concerning all aspects of federal, state and local taxation laws. More than half of the firm’s tax partners are nationally recognized tax or trust and estate attorneys who have been elected as Fellows in the American College of Tax Counsel or the American College of Trust