Petra v.Z. Davenport*

Petra v.Z. Davenport joined the corporate department of Gravel & Shea as Special Counsel in 2021. Prior to this position she practiced at boutique law firms in New York City and as a solo practitioner. In those roles she worked primarily with broker-dealers and investment advisers advising on business formation, acquisitions, operations, and regulatory compliance issues.

*Currently admitted in New York only, pending admission in Vermont.  My work is supervised by licensed Vermont attorneys at Gravel & Shea.


  • University of Denver, Sturm College of Law, J.D., 2002
    • Editor, Denver Journal of International Law and Policy
  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst, B.A., 1998
  • University de Pau, Pau France, 1996

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, New York State Bar Association

Bar Admissions

  • New York (2003)
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York (2005)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (Inactive)
  • Vermont (Pending)