Brian T. Davis is a Managing Director based in our New York office and a Partner at Major, Lindsey & Africa. He focuses on identifying top talent for executive positions for financial services clients. He is particularly skilled in corporate, corporate finance, capital markets, private equity, hedge fund, compliance and tax searches for major financial institutions, broker-dealers, hedge funds, private-equity funds, sovereign wealth funds, family offices and law firms.
Brian has been involved in the New York financial services community for many years, working with major firms including Texas Pacific Group, Fortress Investment Group, D.E. Shaw & Co., AEA Investors, Cowen & Company, Facebook.com, H/2 Capital, Silver Point Capital, Merrill Lynch Bank & Trust Co., TPG Growth, The Church Pension Group, Maverick Capital, Commonfund, Pointstate Capital, Evercore Wealth Management, Blue Ridge Capital, GTCR Golder Rauner, Evercore Capital Markets, Alden Global Capital, Acorn Advisory Capital, Pergamon Capital, Think Equity Partners, Illumina, Gatehouse Media, Aircastle Investments, Logan Circle Partners, TPG-Axon Capital, Cheyne Capital in London, AIG Investments, Providence Equity Partners, Magnetar Capital, Warburg Pincus, Fidelity Investments, Credit Suisse, CIT Capital, Newcastle Partners, Fortress Investments, Viking Global, GSC Partners, D&B Corporation, TPG Special Situation Partners, New York Life Investment Management, Angelo Gordon, Ospraie Management and Sandell Asset Management. He has served as general counsel to a publicly held Internet company and was a senior partner in a mid-sized New York law firm specializing in corporate, finance, tax and securities law.
Brain earned his LL.M. in taxation from New York University School of Law, his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School and his B.A. from Fordham University.