Donald W. Davis, Jr.


Attorney Don Davis is a 30-year commercial litigator. Don represents businesses in the following practice areas:

  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Trade Secret and Noncompetition Litigation
  • Commercial Collections Litigation Management
  • Franchise Litigation
  • Bankruptcy/Workout
  • Class Action Defense

Contact Information

75 East Market Street, Akron, Ohio 44308


The University of Akron School of Law, J.D.
Bowling Green State University, B.S. Business Administration

Representative Matters

  • Represented the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System, the State Teachers Retirement System, and the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation in a direct action against McKesson Corp., in U.S. District Court, Northern District of California which settled for $18,000,000
  • Ohio counsel for Ohio Public Employees Retirement System as a plaintiff in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York class action lawsuit against Chase Bank for the activities of "London Whale." The action settled for $100,000,000

Courts & Bar Associations

  • Akron Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
    • Sections: Litigation, Corporate Counsel and Labor Employment
  • American Bar Association
    • Section of Litigation: Corporate Counsel, Business Torts and Trial Practice Committees
    • Forum on Franchising
  • Federal Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Honors & Awards

  • American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, Trial Practice Committee, 2012-2013 Outstanding Subcommittee Chair

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • Member: National Association of Public Pension Attorneys

Presentations & Publications

  • Co-Sponsor: Shortcuts to Trial Wisdom, Northeast Ohio Regional Seminar, American Bar Association, Section of Litigation (June 26, 2013) 
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