Christi Davis, an accomplished corporate lawyer who provided strategic guidance to leaders at one of the nation’s largest financial institutions, has joined McGuireWoods’ securities practice in Pittsburgh.
Davis comes to the firm from The PNC Financial Group, Inc., where she was managing chief counsel and corporate secretary. She advised PNC’s board of directors and executive management on corporate governance issues, oversaw implementation of board decisions and ensured compliance with securities rules and regulations. She previously served as senior counsel supporting PNC’s asset and liability management group, coordinating debt, equity and hybrid securities offerings. Before joining PNC in 2009, Davis was a partner in Reed Smith’s corporate and securities group.
As senior counsel at McGuireWoods, Davis will represent companies in debt and equity securities offerings as well as M&A transactions. She will advise corporate secretaries, boards of directors and general counsel on federal securities reporting requirements, listing requirements for public exchanges, and other corporate governance matters.