Adam Davis

Adam Davis is an associate at Davis & Young. He is involved in all aspects of the firm's employment and tort law litigation. He is formally recognized as one of Northern California's Super Lawyer Rising Stars.

Before joining Davis & Young, Mr. Davis served as a judicial extern to the Hon. Jeremy Fogel, Judge for the United States District Court, Northern District of California. He also interned for the Hon. Socrates Manoukian, Judge for the Santa Clara County Superior Court. He helped indigent clients in the wake of Hurricane Katrina as a volunteer at New Orleans Legal Assistance (NOLAC) and has represented and advised underprivileged community members at the Katharine and George Alexander Community Law Center in San Jose.

Mr. Davis is actively involved in alumni-student connection programs at Bellarmine College Preparatory and has lectured to students at Santa Clara University School of Law and Lincoln Law School in San Jose. He has served two terms as the Chairman of the Santa Clara County Bar Association’s Barristers Committee and is currently an elected member of the Board of Trustees for the Santa Clara County Bar Association.

Education:

  • Santa Clara University School of Law, J.D.
  • Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, B.S., Business Administration (Economics, minor), cum laude
  • Bellarmine College Preparatory, San Jose, CA
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Northern California Rising Stars List

"'Rising Stars' are selected by Law & Politics, the publisher of Super Lawyers and Rising Stars magazines throughout the U.S. Practicing lawyers are asked to nominate and review 'the best attorneys who are 40 or under, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less.' No more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in any state are named to the Rising Stars list."



Areas of Practice:

  • Tort Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Toxic Tort
  • Products Liability
  • Employment Law (Harassment, Discrimination and Retaliation and Wrongful Termination)


Awards & Selections:

  • Selected for inclusion in the Northern California Super Lawyer Rising Stars List
  • Named Among Northern California's Top Young Attorneys (San Francisco Magazine)
  • Rated "Superb" by Avvo.com, the highest rating level achievable
  • Recipient of the 2014 Barrister of the Year Award – Santa Clara County
  • Honors Moot Court External Competitor - Ruby Vale Interschool Moot Court Competition in Wilmington, DE, 2008-2009
  • Executive Board Member and Financial Director of the Honors Moot Court External Program - Santa Clara Law School, 2009-2010
  • Witkin Award
          Legal Writing & Analysis
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Awards
         Constitutional Law
         Jury Law & Strategies
         California Civil Procedure
  • ROAR Award for Outstanding Professional Achievement - Comerica Bank, 2007


Court Admissions:

  • California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals
  • Federal Circuit
  • Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court
  • Central District of California
  • Northern District of California
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Northern California Rising Stars List

"'Rising Stars' are selected by Law & Politics, the publisher of Super Lawyers and Rising Stars magazines throughout the U.S. Practicing lawyers are asked to nominate and review 'the best attorneys who are 40 or under, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less.' No more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in any state are named to the Rising Stars list."



Memberships:

  • State Bar of California
  • Santa Clara County Bar Association- Barristers (Executive Board Member)
  • The Hon. William A. Ingram American Inn of Court
  • Alumni Association of Bellarmine College Prep in San Jose


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Witkin Award

"For each qualifying course at each participating school, the award will be given to the student designated by the school as attaining the highest grade in the course. In the event of a tie for the highest grade, the school should select a single winner by giving consideration to class performance, additional work, attendance, and overall grade point average. A student may receive awards for more than one course.."

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CALI Excellence for the Future Award

"CALI Excellence for the Future Awards® program recognizes excellence achievement by law students in their studies. The award is given to the student with the highest grade in the class as determined by the instructor or registrar."