Dawn Davis is a proud native Nevadan. Her practice is focused on product liability litigation, primarily defending manufacturers and distributors of consumer products, watercraft, aviation products, automotive products and pharmaceutical and medical device products. She also has extensive experience with premises liability and other personal injury defense litigation. Dawn represents a broad range of clients in both state and federal district courts in disputes involving claims of catastrophic injury, wrongful death and property damage. Dawn also handles consumer warranty and consumer fraud-related litigation in multi-district litigations and individual federal and state court claims. Dawn is an active pro bono attorney for Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada’s Children’s Attorney Project.
Defended an appliance manufacturer and distributor in a jury trial in a claim for strict liability and consumer fraud following severe burn injuries.
Defended an automobile manufacturer in a case involving a vehicle rollover following a tire failure that resulted in the death of the driver.
Defended an automobile manufacturer in a case involving carbon monoxide poisoning that resulted in the death of the operator.
Defended a casino and a restaurant franchisee in premises liability cases involving alleged brain injuries following a fight at the properties.
Defended an automobile manufacturer in several cases involving allegations of a park-to-reverse defect that resulted in catastrophic injury.
Defended an athlete in a premises liability case involving injuries at a golf course.
Defended a medical device manufacturer in litigation involving defective pain pump claims.
Frequently advises national counsel to product manufacturers and distributors on local litigation strategies.
University of Nevada Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law (J.D., 2013)
CALI Awards, Taxation of Business Entities (2013)
University of Nevada Las Vegas, Lee Business School (M.B.A., 2013)
University of Nevada Las Vegas, (B.A., 2010)
State Bar of Arizona
State Bar of Colorado
State Bar of Idaho
State Bar of New Mexico
State Bar of Nevada
State Bar of Utah
State Bar of Wyoming
"Heal the Suffering Children: Fifty Years after the Declaration of War on Poverty," Author, Boston College Journal of Law & Social Justice, Vol. 34, Issue 1 (2014)
The Best Lawyers in America®: Ones to Watch, Product Liability Litigation: Defendants (2021-2022)
Mountain States Super Lawyers®, Rising Stars Edition, Personal Injury General: Defense (2019), Personal Injury Products: Defense (2021)
Legal Elite - Best Up and Coming Attorneys, Nevada Business Magazine (2019-2020)
Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, Pro Bono Attorney
Family to Family Connection
Board Member (2019-Present)
Rogers, Mastrangelo, Carvalho & Mitchell, Associate, Las Vegas, Nevada (2015-2019)
Murchison & Cumming, Associate, Las Vegas, Nevada (2013-2015)
Supreme Court of Nevada
Supreme Court of Arizona
Supreme Court of Colorado
Supreme Court of Idaho
Supreme Court of New Mexico
Supreme Court of Utah
Supreme Court of Wyoming
United States District Court, District of Nevada
United States District Court, District of Colorado