Howard J. Davis, a managing partner of the Philadelphia law firm of Kleinbard LLC, was selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America in the area of Corporate Law in the publication’s 2016 edition.

Best Lawyers lists of outstanding attorneys are compiled by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which tens of thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. For the 2016 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 6.7 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 55,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition.

Davis is the Chair of Kleinbard’s Business and Finance Department.  He represents clients in a broad range of transactions and acts as outside general counsel to numerous middle market and start-up companies.  He has an extensive background in representing buyers/sellers, investors, and issuers in mergers and acquisitions; joint ventures and strategic alliances; and corporate finance transactions. During his more than 30 years of experience, he has been involved in more than 300 such transactions ranging from small seed capital investments to billion dollar dispositions.  Davis is actively involved in the community serving on numerous boards including serving on the Board of Directors, the Executive Committee, and as Co-Chair of the Policy Committee, of the Committee of Seventy; the Board of Trustees of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia and the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the Abramson Center for Jewish Life.

Founded over 75 years ago, Kleinbard offers sophisticated legal services to middle market and Fortune 1000 companies in the areas of business and finance, employment, government relations, intellectual property, litigation, real estate, taxation, and trusts and estates.  For more information please visit the firm’s website at