Linda Davinson


Area of Expertise

  • Corporate Law
  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Litigation and Trial

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • Illinois


  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Juris Doctor

Notable Accomplishments

  • Received recognition and been published in leading legal publications such as In House Community and Juris Publishing 
  • Lectured at prestigious Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Fun Fact

  • Has traveled to 40+ countries

Linda Davinson


Linda Davinson is a member of Gerard Fox Law’s Corporate and Litigation practices.  Ms. Davinson focuses on banking and financial services, corporate, and commercial transactions.  Ms. Davinson also has a background in commercial litigation.  She represents businesses across sectors, commercial banks, private equity and fund investors, and investment banks, in a wide range of matters including finance, real estate, joint venture, mergers and acquisitions (distressed and non-distressed), cross-border, and dispute resolution.  She also regularly advises financial institutions, loan servicers, and investors in loan sales, workout and forbearance, liquidating collateral, and settlement negotiations.  Ms. Davinson’s industry experience includes clients in the banking and financial services, real estate, manufacturing, retail, food and beverage, healthcare, transportation, and technology industries.

Internationally, Ms. Davinson has practiced abroad in Shanghai, China, where she represented U.S., European and PRC companies in cross-border business matters including foreign investment, joint venture, regulatory and compliance, and cross-border dispute resolution.  She has represented clients under leading institutional rules such as the International Chamber of Commerce, the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre and the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission in joint venture, investor-state, financial services, intellectual property, and other commercial disputes.  She has conducted investigations and reviews under U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) and related Chinese law with regard to embezzlement, accounting fraud and other violations, as well as assisted in creating and implementing FCPA compliance policies for various multinational companies doing business in China.

Ms. Davinson has written and presented on topics relating to corporate governance, international dispute resolution, and cross-cultural negotiations.  She obtained her J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.  She has lived and worked in Chicago, Los Angeles, Shanghai, and Hong Kong.

Ms. Davinson speaks Mandarin and Taiwanese.

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