Mark Davies is the founder and global managing partner of Davies and Associates LLC, and the chair of the firm’s Global Business and Investor Visa team. His personal practice is solely focused on EB-5 visa matters, along with business visas such as E-2 and L-1. His clients range from investors, to non-profits, to major corporations, to businesses of varying sizes from all over the world, and he helps these entities structure their interests and move to the United States.
An immigrant himself, Attorney Davies held a number of different U.S. visas before he earned his green card and eventually naturalized in the United States. He gained substantial legal experience training in two leading global U.S. law firms, and also served as senior vice president for a major corporation. In this latter capacity, Attorney Davies had direct oversight over the North American Law Group. He has also served as chairman on the board of directors for the United Nations-affiliated, Lawyers Without Borders, and as chair of the Connecticut Bar Association’s In-House Counsel Section. For his contributions in the legal field, Attorney Davies earned a commendation from the White House.
Davies and Associates LLC exclusively handles U.S. immigration and business law matters. The firm has maintained a 100 percent success rate in removal and deportation defense cases, along with never receiving a denial for a visa waiver, green card application, or visa. The firm has a number of office locations in the United States, including New York, San Jose/San Francisco, Los Angeles, Miami, and Atlanta, and internationally in Mumbai, Rome, Jakarta, London, and Dubai. Davies and Associates LLC earned the AVVO Clients’ Choice in Immigration award in 2013, and Attorney Davies himself holds a 10/10 AVVO rating.
Attorney Davies is qualified to practice both in the United States and the United Kingdom, and he is an active member of the Georgia State Bar. He earned his M.B.A. from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. He then earned a law degree both from a major U.K. university, and from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, also receiving a post-graduate fellowship from the latter. Attorney Davies has traveled domestically and internationally to speak on legal issues, appearing in front of organizations such as the Law Society of England & Wales, U.S. State Bar associations, the ALA, and the Association of Corporate Counsel.
Answers to EB-5 8 Questions Answered
- What are the risks involved with the E-2 pathway compared to EB-5?
- How can I switch attorneys at the I-829 stage?
- How can I show that a direct EB-5 business is located in a TEA?
- Where can I find information about TEA designation for an EB-5 project?
- Are 20-year-old children too old to be included in an EB-5 application?
- Will my visa denial history impact my ability of getting an EB-5 visa?
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