Mr. Davis devotes the majority of his practice to defending Workers' Compensation matters in state and federal court on behalf of insurance carriers, self-insured entities and third-party administrators. Mr. Davis Workers' Compensation practice is limited to Pennsylvania matters while his federal practice involves defending cases brought under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act.
In addition, Mr. Davis served as a law clerk for past President Joseph T. Doyle of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania from 1992-1994 dealing extensively with municipal law including the Zoning laws of Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation matters.
Mr. Davis served as a Township Commissioner in Nether Providence Township in Delaware County Pennsylvania from 1998-2004. He continues his commitment to community service by currently serving on the Zoning and Hearing Board of Middletown Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania.
In 2011-2013, Mr. Davis was recognized by the publisher of the Pennsylvania edition of Super Lawyers® magazine as being among the top 5 percent of practitioners in his practice specialty within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Davis is a member of the Executive Committee and is also the 2012 Co-Chair Elect of the Workers' Compensation Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association. He speaks regularly on the subject of workers' compensation to clients, claims associations and trade groups.
Mr. Davis is the 2013-2014 Vice-Chair of the ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section Workers' Compensation and Employers Liability Law General Committee.
Widener University School of Law, J.D. cum laude, 1992.
Citation Editor, Law Review,Widener Journal of Public Law.
University of Pittsburgh, B.A. Economics and Political Science, 1989.
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Admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
Board Member, Kids' Chance of Pennsylvania
Member, Middletown Township Zoning Hearing Board
Zoning Solicitor, Nether Providence Township Zoning Hearing Board
Former Member, Nether Providence Township Board of Commissioners
Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association
Member, Philadelphia Bar Association
Legislative Liaison, Workers' Compensation Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association
Presenter, "The Affordable Care Act - Ramifications for Workers' Compensation in 2013 and Beyond," Philly I-Day, April 11, 2013
Presenter, "I Know What You Did Last Weekend: Effective Use Of Social Media in WC Litigation," American Bar Association's 2013 Worker's Compensation Midwinter Seminar and Conference, Coral Gables, FL, March 14-16, 2013
Course Planner/Presenter, "Workers' Compensation: The Settlement Process and Hearings," National Business Institute (NBI), Philadelphia, PA, March 5, 2013
Presenter, "Employer Roundtable: Legal Issues," WorkNet, King of Prussia, PA, November 14, 2012
Faculty, "Violence in the Workplace," Philadelphia Bench-Bar & Annual Conference, Atlantic City, NJ, October 5, 2012
Co-presenter, "Judicial, Claimant and Defense Perspectives on "Frozen Shoulder" Claims," Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI), Workers' Compensation Medical Lecture Series: A Guide to Understanding Common Work Injuries In the Spine, Shoulders, and Upper Extremities, Philadelphia, PA, August 8, 2012
Presenter, "Legal Ramifications of Head Trauma in Professional Sports - Workers' Compensation Update," Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI), Philadelphia, PA, July 20, 2012
Co-presenter ,"Anatomy and Physiology 101, Hand and Wrist Injuries," National Business Institute (NBI) Philadelphia, PA, June 15, 2012
Co-presenter, "Advanced Workers' Compensation - Casual Relationship, Apportionment and the Fund," National Business Institute (NBI), Philadelphia, PA, April 25, 2012
Presenter, "Claims Management Techniques in Workers' Compensation Cases Webcast," Lorman Education Services, May 23, 2011
Presenter, "Anatomy and Physiology 101 for Attorneys," National Business Institute, March 31, 2011
Presenter, "Litigating the Complex Disfigurement Case: Specific Loss, Hearing Loss, and Vision Claims - Successfully Navigating the Labyrinth," Pennsylvania Bar Institute, March 2, 2011
Presenter, "Workers' Comp: Legal Issues and Best Practices Webinar," Business Management Daily, November 2, 2010
Presenter, "Peoples Law School," Philadelphia Bar Association, October 19, 2010
Presenter, "Workers' Compensation Law and Practice Seminar," Sterling Education Services, September 16, 2010
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