Melissa Hazell Davis

Melissa Hazell Davis is a Senior Associate in Griesing Law LLC’s Commercial Litigation practice group.

What do you focus on?

I focus my practice on complex commercial litigation, insurance coverage, and labor and employment matters.

What do you see on the horizon?

Coming Soon.

Biography

Prior to joining Griesing Law, Melissa worked in the litigation departments of several regional and national law firms. In one of her previous roles, she served as South Carolina counsel in several product liability actions for a Fortune 500 Company with global net sales of $14.9 billion. Melissa received The Legal Intelligencer’s 2017 Lawyer on the Fast Track award, recognizing her as an emerging leader in the profession.

Melissa received her J.D. from Columbia Law School, graduating as a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.  She served as social chair and executive board member of the Black Law Students Association and as a member of both the Courtroom Advocacy Program and the Jerome Michael Jury Trial Program. She received her B.A. in History from Yale University.

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Education
  • Columbia Law School, J.D., with honors
    – Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
    – Quarterfinalist, Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition
    – Social Chair, Executive Board Member, Black Law Students Association
    – Member, Courtroom Advocacy Program
    – Member, Jerome Michael Jury Trial Program
  • Yale University, B.A., History
    – Phi Alpha Theta Society (History Honor Society)
    – Presidential Public Service Fellowship
    – Treasurer, Finance Committee, Black Church at Yale
    – President, Vice-President of Organization, Kappa Kappa Gamma
Bar Admissions
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Carolina
  • United States District Court, District of New Jersey
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court, District of South Carolina
Awards
  • The Legal Intelligencer Lawyers on the Fast Track, 2017
    – Included in the annual listing of young Pennsylvania lawyers based upon demonstrated quality of legal work
Community Involvement
  • The Barristers’ Association of Philadelphia, Inc.
    – Member, 2016-2018
Writing & Speaking
  • “Medical Marijuana and the Effect of Legalization on College Campuses” – Co-Author, The Legal Intelligencer, June 2018
  • “Low-Cost, Effective Tech. Solutions Make a Difference” – Author, Philadelphia Bar Reporter, June 2017
  • “Big Changes Coming to Federal Overtime Regulations” – Author, Philadelphia Bar Reporter, October 2016

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Philadelphia (Headquarters)

New York

Cincinnati

Contact Us P 215.618.3720 F 215.814.9049

Philadelphia 1880 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 1800 | Philadelphia, PA 19103
New York 195 Montague St, 14th Floor | Brooklyn, NY 11201
Cincinnati 11 Garfield Place | Cincinnati, OH 45202

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