Thad W. Davis, P.C.

Partner Tax


As a partner in Kirkland's Chicago tax group, Thad Davis focuses his practice primarily on the tax aspects of bankruptcy and restructuring, representing debtors, creditors, equity holders and investors in restructuring distressed companies. Thad has been listed as among the “Bankruptcy Tax Specialists in the Nation’s Major Law Firms” by Turnarounds & Workouts since 2013.


Thought Leadership


Thad co-authored the article "Distressed Debt in Disorderly and Dysfunctional Markets" with Todd Maynes, which appeared in the March 2009 issue of Taxes.

Speaking Engagements

Lecturer, “Tax Issues in Bankruptcy,” University of Chicago Law School


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2005Illinois


  • University of Chicago Law SchoolJ.D.with Honors2005
  • University of Southern California School of Dramatic ArtsM.F.A.1999
  • University of ChicagoB.A.1991