Drew Davis


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J.D. — University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall), 1999
B.A. — Brown University, 1996

Drew Davis is a partner in our Litigation Practice Group. Drew represents businesses in a wide range of matters, including contract disputes, unfair competition litigation, disputes among partners and joint venturers, trade secret misappropriation, Internet law disputes, and employment litigation. He also has substantial experience representing institutional and individual clients in trust and probate litigation.  Drew’s clients include financial institutions, Internet companies, real estate developers, technology consulting companies, public universities, retailers, law firms, and artistic organizations.

As a trial lawyer, Drew has successfully represented both plaintiffs and defendants in numerous complex commercial cases involving claims of fraud, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, wrongful termination, and violations of unfair competition laws.  Drew particularly enjoys working with clients to help them formulate litigation objectives and then developing and executing a litigation strategy to achieve those objectives.

Drew received his law degree in 1999 from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall), where he was named a Wilcox Scholar and an S. K. Yee Scholar. He obtained his undergraduate degree in 1996 from Brown University (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa), receiving departmental honors in History. He is a member of the California Bar.

Drew currently serves as President and Chair of the Board of Directors of the Family Violence Appellate Project, the only nonprofit organization in California dedicated to appealing cases on behalf of domestic violence survivors.  Drew also serves on the Board of Directors of the Boalt Hall Alumni Association.

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