For more than 40 years, Billy Davis has successfully represented both business and individual clients in various business litigation, product liability, and mass tort individual and multiparty litigation matters. A detail-oriented, creative, and resourceful litigator, he is driven by tough fights and by protecting the rights of his clients.
With a unique background in transactional law, Billy has used his understanding of corporate needs and other financial matters in representing his clients’ interests in business litigation, product liability, mass tort and condemnation cases. He uses his numerous skills and talents to successfully negotiate and structure complex settlements in the firm’s litigation.
An honorable and caring lawyer, Billy partners with his clients to best represent their interests. He believes being responsive at all times is critical to his relationship with his clients and always keep them appraised of what is happening in their case.
His longstanding commitment to his community earned Billy the 2005 Philanthropist of the Year award by Mission Waco. He also has an AV rating with Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating based on peer review of an attorney’s professional competence, experience and ethics.
In addition to caring for his clients, Billy has a long track record of helping the people of Waco, the community he was born and raised in. One of the four founders of the Waco Community Development Corporation, an organization devoted to revitalizing inner city neighborhoods, he has played a critical role in the creation of millions of dollars of lower income housing built in Waco in the past 15 years. Since 2001, Billy has served in many roles on the Board of the Baylor Scott & White Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center in Waco. He also served as one of the founding directors of the Special Wish Foundation of McLennan County, Texas.
- U.S. Supreme Court
- U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
- U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
- U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas
Juris Doctor – 1976
- Texas Trial Lawyers Association
- Amerian Association for Justice
- Waco-McLennan County Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- Abner V. McCall American Inn of Court, Master of the Bench
- Christian Trial Lawyers Association
- Texas Bar Foundation, Life Fellow