Brian Davis is a shareholder in the law firm of Davis Law Group. His practice primarily involves representing victims and the survivors of those injured or killed in collisions with tractor-trailers throughout the eastern United States. In addition to litigating truck cases, Brian handles other serious injury cases, including medical malpractice, defective products, premises liability, and car wrecks.
Brian was born in Asheville, North Carolina. He received his undergraduate degree in political science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his law degree at Wake Forest University School of Law.
Admitted to practice in all of the state and federal courts in North Carolina, Brian is also a member of the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States. Brian has litigated cases throughout North Carolina and has represented victims in other states on the East Coast from New York to Florida. Brian also has experience representing clients in class actions and in federal multi-district litigation.
Brian is a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA), the North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers (NCATL), the American Bar Association, the North Carolina Bar Association, and the Wake County Bar Association.
On the national level, Brian is very active in the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA), often traveling to Washington, D.C. as a member of the Key Person Committee to lobby against anti-consumer legislation. For his work in Washington, Brian has twice received the ATLA Wiedemann Wysochi Citation of Excellence for outstanding public service. Because of his reputation, knowledge and experience in tractor-trailer litigation, Brian has also acted as a consulting editor for ATLA's TRIAL magazine regarding truck litigation articles. Brian is also currently working as a truck litigation consultant in a large multi-party commercial truck case in the United Kingdom.
As a member of the North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, Brian has served on the Academy's Board of Governors since 1998, and he is an elected Trustee of the Academy's Political Action Committee. Being on the Academy's Editorial Board, Brian has also served as the Coordinating Editor of the publication Trial Briefs. Additionally, he serves in various capacities on several other Academy committees.
Finally, as a strong proponent of Pro Bono representation, Brian has served on the Board of Governors of the North Carolina State Bar Association's Volunteer Lawyers Program since 1997.
When Brian is not working, he enjoys mountain biking, dual sport motorcycle riding, snow skiing and other outdoor activities.
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|IL||Active Out of State Lawyer - Permitted to Practice||Unknown||05/17/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Order of Service||North Carolina Advocates for Justice||2012|
|Order of Service||North Carolina Advocates for Justice||2011|
|Order of Service||North Carolina Advocates for Justice||2010|
|Widemann Wysocki Citation of Excellence||Association of Trial Lawyers of America||1998|
|Widemann Wyocki Citation of Excellence||Association of Trial Lawyers of America||1996|
|American Jurisprudence Award - Trial Practice||Lawyers Cooperative Publishing||1991|
|Managing Partner||The Davis Law Group, PA||2009 - Present|
|Managing Partner||Davis & McCabe, PA||1999 - 2009|
|Partner||Kirk, Gay, Kirk, Gwynn & Howell||1991 - 1999|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|North Carolina Advocates for Justice||County Captain||2011 - Present|
|Motorcycle Injury Trial Lawyers Associatio||Member||2010 - Present|
|Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, State Advisory Board||National Advisory Board Member||2010 - Present|
|The Best Lawyers in America||Member||2009 - Present|
|American Trial Lawyers Association||Top 100 Trial Lawyers in North Carolina||2008 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||Member||N/A|
|Association of Trial Lawyers of America||Member||N/A|
|North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers||Member||N/A|
|Multimillion Dollar Advocates Forum||Member||N/A|
|North Carolina Advocates for Justice||Board of Governors||1999 - 2008|
|Personal Injury Practice in North Carolina||Commercial Trucking Cases||2013|
|Truck Accident Litigation (3rd)||The Lawyer's Role||2012|
|The Lawyer's Logbook||Leaving No Stone Unturned - Investigating Truck Crashes||2012|
|Personal Injury Practice in North Carolina||Commercial and Trucking Cases||2011|
|Wake Forest University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1991|
|University of North Carolina School of Law||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1987|
|National Interestate Trucking Conference||The Focused Attack - 30(b)(6) Depositions||2014|
|Experts in Truck Litigation Summit||Untangling the Wreckage - Investigating Truck Cases||2011|
|Advanced Combat Training in Tractor-Trailer Cases||Mechanics of a Commercial Motor Vehicle Case||2010|
|Advanced Truck Litigation||Investigating CMV Collisions||2009|
|Wrongful Death in North Carolina||Wrongful Death - The Estate and the Claim||2008|