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My legal career began 25 years ago when I became a paralegal after I graduated from the University of Michigan and returned to my hometown, Pittsburgh, PA. I worked investigating serious injuries caused by asbestos: Mesothelioma, Asbestos Related Lung Cancer and Asbestosis.  I participated in pioneering Mass Consolidated Asbestos Cases and programmed evidentiary databases of asbestos products by manufacturer, brand, and site to efficiently analyze volumes of testimony, invoices and other discovery materials into useable information to prove exposure to  asbestos containing products at jobsites in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Michigan.

After Law School, I was in charge of  3,200 consolidated asbestos cases in Saginaw, Michigan. I was responsible for defending the majority of the depositions that took place, all discovery, motion practice, trial and ultimately, the successful conclusion of all 3,200 cases. During this time period I defended more than 400 depositions of former foundry plant workers against more than 50 asbestos companies, at the same time, to prove their injuries from presence of asbestos at work.

Returning to Pittsburgh, PA in 1999, I handled all aspects of the West Virginia litigation jurisdiction of the largest pioneering asbestos practice in the Southwestern Pennsylvania and Northern West Virginia.  In addition, I handled matters in many of the courts of Western Pennsylvania, including Allegheny, Beaver, Butler and Washington Counties.

I went from Paralegal to Shareholder, learning every aspect of the legal business from the inside to the outside,  from the bottom to the top.

I investigated hundreds of Mesothelioma and Asbestos cancer cases from client sign-up to successful conclusion of a lawsuit and distribution of the lawsuit proceeds to victims or their families.

Eager to give clients of devastating , serious injury and illnesses, like Mesothelioma and criminal matters  more personal attention, I opened the Law Offices of Lee W. Davis, Esquire, L.L.C. in 2013.

LexisNexis ® the national provider of litigation services, including File & Serve©, profiled Lee Davis in a case study on May 21, 2009:  Click here to read the article at LexisNexis®



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Practice areas


  1. Defective Products: 50%
    20 years
  2. Personal Injury: 50%
    20 years



Hourly ($200-400/hour), contingent (20-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael David Meth

    I endorse this lawyer. Lee is a professional, with proven positive results. He knows the law, and how to represent clients. He knows how to win cases. I look forward to working with him again.


    Michael Meth Family Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Scott Michael Galante

    I worked along side Lee for many months in a very large litigation involving thousands of Plaintiffs and a number of corporate defendants. Lee is an exceptional attorney very skilled in the area of products liability. I would not hesitate to refer clients to him in this area.


    Scott Galante Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Law Offices of Lee W Davis Esquire LLC

5239 Butler Street, Suite 201
Pittsburgh, PA, 15201-2621


WVAuthorized to practice law200201/06/2016
MIActive And In Good Standing199701/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney & PrincipalLaw Offices of Lee W Davis, Esquire, LLC2013 - Present
Attorney-SharholderGoldberg, Persky & White, PC1996 - 2013
Senior ParalegalHenderson & Goldberg, P.C.1988 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Theodore Grzybowski, Plaintiff, vs. AHLSTROM PUMPS, LLC, et al.,N/A
Richard Barker v. ABEXN/A
Charles Chapman v CSX TransportationN/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
LexisNexis File & Serve Electronic Filing and Electronic Service News for the Legal CommunityPersonal Injury Lawyer Finds File & Serve from LexisNexis® to be a Strategic Advantage for its Efficiency Gains, Cost Savings to Counsel2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
University of Michigan Law SchoolPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Forensics in West VirginiaDaubert & West Virginia2007
LecturerForensics in Civil Litigation2006