Michael Davis provides practical advice and counsel to K-12 school districts, institutions of higher education and private sector clients on labor and employment issues; investigations; law and policy in emerging highly regulated industries; and general counsel matters. He represents clients in arbitration, administrative hearings and in civil litigation.
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.
News & 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 & Professional
- Alameda County Bar Association, Member
- National Cannabis Bar Association, Member