Tracey Davies, J.D., MPH
Chief Strategic Initiatives Officer, Chief Intellectual Property Officer, Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)
Tracey Davies has more than 20 years of experience advising life science companies at all stages of development and research institutions across a broad range of business and legal issues. She is also a licensed patent attorney.
Prior to joining CPRIT, she was a partner with Gibson Dunn & Crutcher L.L.P., and co-chaired the firm’s Life Sciences practice as well as serving as a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property and Litigation practice groups. Previously, Davies was a partner and member of the Executive Management Committee at Vinson & Elkins, L.L.P., where she led the firm’s Intellectual Property, Technology and Life Science practices.
Davies received her JD from the University of Minnesota, where she also earned a master’s degree in Public Health.