Our Firm

Davis Malm is a Boston-based full-service law firm representing clients locally, nationally, and globally. Whether a client is an individual or a business, local or international, start-up or Fortune 500, at Davis Malm we work to understand each client's unique business and personal needs. We bring talent, experience, responsiveness, energy, and creativity to solving our clients' legal problems. These qualities—combined with a cross-discipline approach to the law and an efficient approach to staffing—are not just our watchwords, but our working reality. We take pride in our long-standing relationships with our clients and, most important, in our clients' many successes.
Banking and Credit: Davis Malm's banking and credit attorneys are among the most experienced and accomplished in New England. We routinely represent institutional, private, governmental, and commercial lenders, along with corporate borrowers, finance-lessees, and other users of capital, in a broad spectrum of domestic and foreign commercial transactions.
Business: Our business attorneys represent public and private businesses in a wide range of industries. We handle all areas of business practice from initial formation, issues of governance, and private and public financing to SEC compliance, mergers and acquisitions, and tax matters. We also serve clients in new and emerging businesses in the changing economy.
Employment: Our employment attorneys regularly represent employers, executives, and employees in all aspects of employment law, including discrimination law, breach of contract cases, noncompetition agreements, and trade secret and confidential information matters.
Intellectual Property: Our intellectual property attorneys represent inventors, start-ups, emerging companies, and private and public companies in a full range of intellectual property services, including patent prosecution, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets matters.
Litigation: Our litigators have extensive experience in commercial litigation in state and federal courts, both trial and appellate, and in administrative agencies. We have a strong track record of obtaining positive results for our clients.
Real Estate and Environmental: Our real estate and environmental attorneys represent developers in the acquisition, financing, construction, and sale of residential and commercial projects. Our expertise in condominium law—in both development and management—is well-known. We have a long history of successful representation of clients in environmental compliance and contamination matters.
Regulatory and Administrative Law: Our regulatory and administrative law attorneys represent clients in regulated industries, including cable television, telecommunications, data security and privacy, energy, renewable energy, environmental, permitting, zoning, medical and adult-use cannabis, and liquor licensing. We provide a range of services from securing regulatory approvals and advocating in state and federal agency proceedings to representing clients in commercial transactions.