Introduction to the New Georgia Statewide Business Court
Feb 18, 2020 12:00 PM
Walter W. Davis, Judge
Introduction to the New Georgia Statewide Business Court

Walt Davis is the incoming judge for the newly-created Georgia Statewide Business Court. Appointed by Georgia Governor Brian P. Kemp in July, and unanimously confirmed in a Joint Session of the House and Senate Judiciary Committees of the Georgia General Assembly, Walt will formally begin his term on January 1, 2020. The Court will thereafter begin accepting cases on August 1, 2020. 

Prior to his appointment, Walt led the Securities and SEC Enforcement practice in the Atlanta office of Jones Day, where his practice focused on complex business litigation, corporate governance matters, and internal and governmental investigations. Prior to joining Jones Day, Walt served as law clerk to The Honorable Beverly B. Martin of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. 

Walt is also active in the Atlanta civic and legal communities, where he previously served as President of the Board of Directors of the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation and Past-Chair of the Securities and Corporate Litigation Subcommittee of the Atlanta Bar Association.  Walt currently serves as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Georgia School of Law, teaching Securities Law.

INTRODUCTION: Marbury Rainer