Bar Admissions

  • California
  • District of Columbia
  • New York


  • J.D., Columbia University School of Law, 1995
    Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar

    Certificate in International and Foreign Law

    Administrative Editor, Columbia Journal of Law and Social Problems
  • M.A. and Rabbinic Ordination, Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion, 1990
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Tufts University, 1987
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Ronn S. Davids


Ronn Davids is a partner in Venable's Corporate Group in Los Angeles. He has a national corporate and transactional practice focused on representing middle-market and emerging growth companies in distressed and non-distressed situations, with a special emphasis on counseling private equity funds and their portfolio companies and family offices in acquisitions, dispositions and financings. In addition, Ronn has extensive experience representing clients in the media and entertainment industries, including digital media and branded merchandise businesses, industry executives, entrepreneurs and investors, and assisting clients with the challenges of transacting, raising capital, investing, and operating in the cannabis industry in accordance with applicable state law.

Ronn frequently represents clients in matters relating to mergers and acquisitions, public and private equity and debt financings, leveraged buyouts, corporate restructurings and bankruptcies (including the purchase and sale of core assets, negotiations with creditors and advising officers and directors of distressed companies), venture capital investments, joint ventures, executive compensation, and other general corporate matters.


Active in the community and an ordained rabbi, Ronn serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of Wilshire Boulevard Temple. He previously served as Co-Chair of the Technology Industry Task Force of the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation, was a founding member of the Restructuring & Insolvency Professionals of Southern California and is a former member of the Board of Overseers of the Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion (Los Angeles).