Davis Smith regularly 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, with a particular focus on 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.

Davis was a co-author of the 2016 update to the Alabama Captive Insurers Act, and he is a frequent speaker and writer on tax planning for businesses, including strategies for captive insurance companies.