Jessica L. Davis

Partner

Columbus
155 East Broad Street
PNC Plaza, 12th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
P 614.723.2033
F 614.463.9792
E jdavis@ralaw.com
Cincinnati
250 East Fifth Street, Suite 310
Cincinnati, OH 45202
P 513.361.0200
F 513.361.0335



Jessica L. Davis

Partner

Phone: (614) 723-2033
Fax: (614) 463-9792
Email: jdavis@ralaw.com

Jessica focuses her practice on medical defense, insurance defense and general commercial litigation. She also handles pursuit and defense of step-parent adoptions and serves individuals in varying litigation matters. Her clients include hospitals, physicians, and nursing homes as well as businesses in various industries.

Representative Matters

  • Successfully tried cases to verdict in medical malpractice, general negligence, defamation, fraud, conspiracy and breach of contract
  • Defense of hospitals and physicians in medical negligence matters
  • Defense of businesses in general negligence matters
  • Successfully pursued and defended against step-parent adoption actions
  • Negotiated claims under public accommodations section of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Counsels clients at administrative, trial court and appellate levels

Accomplishments

  • Selected as an "Ohio Super Lawyers - Rising Star" by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine (2012-2013, 2015-2016)
  • Selected as an "Ohio Super Lawyer" by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine (2017)
  • Judicial Externship for the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, Eastern Division
  • Admitted to the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (2016)
    • Only defense lawyers in the top of their field are considered for membership. Current Membership is slightly over 1,400 and includes members from each of the United States plus Australia, Canada, Europe, Puerto Rico, and other areas.  

Education

  • 2002, J.D., Capital University Law School
    • cum laude
    • Order of the Barristers
    • Rated nationally as 6th Best Advocate in National Appellate Advocacy Competition (2000-2001)
    • National Moot Court Team (2000-2001)
    • Mock Trial Team (2001-2002)
  • 1999, B.A., University of Central Florida

Professional Affiliations

  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association

Community Affiliations

  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Buckeye Chapter, Board of Trustees

Presentations

  • "Electronic Health Information Age" (2012)
  • "I'm Sorry - Does an Apology and/or Disclosure Implicate Fault?" (2012)
  • "The Spooky World of E-Discovery" (2007)
  • "Americans with Disabilities Act Title III: Public Accommodations and Commercial Facilities" (2006 & 2007)
  • "Tort Reform for Medical Malpractice Liability" (2005)

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