Overview

Michael Davis provides practical advice and counsel to public agencies and private sector clients on a wide variety of matters involving labor & employment, legal and regulatory compliance in emerging and highly regulated industries, appeals from agency decisions, commercial transactions and general business advice. He represents clients in civil litigation, arbitration, administrative hearings and agency proceedings.

Before joining the firm, Mr. Davis worked as an attorney for a public employee union, where he represented employees and the union in litigation, negotiated collective bargaining agreements, assisted in the development and execution of educational and political campaigns, and trained staff on legal matters. He previously worked as an Assistant District Attorney, litigating bench and jury trials and motion hearings. During law school, Mr. Davis served as an intern with the Connecticut State’s Attorney’s Office, the United States Attorney’s Office and a boutique litigation law firm.

Prior to law school, Mr. Davis won a Fulbright scholarship, which he used to research the development of the biofuel industry in Brazil at the University of São Paulo.  He worked with the Fulbright Commission to produce and edit a book about biofuel feedstock production, conversion technologies and sustainable practices.

Practice Areas

News & Publications

Publications

Mr. Davis co-edited the book BIOFUELS: Reasonable Steps Towards a Renewable Energy Future (Fulbright Commission, DF, Brazil)(2010). He also co-authored two chapters of the book.

Community Involvement

Community & Professional

  • Alameda County Bar Association, Member
  • National Cannabis Bar Association, Member

Education

J.D., University of Connecticut School of Law
B.A., Fairfield University

Admissions

  • 2013, Connecticut
    2013, Massachusetts
    2014, California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California

Languages

  • Portuguese
    Spanish
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