Our Attorneys

Russell B. Davis

Russell B. Davis is a partner with Downey & Cleveland, LLP in Marietta, Georgia. Mr. Davis primarily defends individuals, businesses, and companies in suits involving medical malpractice, professional liability, automobile accidents, and bad faith claims. He has served as lead counsel in more than 150 jury trials. In addition to his trial practice, Mr. Davis has also served as lead counsel in numerous reported appellate cases, and he is a certified mediator.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, University of Georgia, 1983

Juris Doctorate, University of Georgia, 1986

Practice Areas

Medical malpractice, professional liability, automobile accidents, and bad faith claims

Court Admissions

Georgia State and Superior Courts
Georgia Court of Appeals
Supreme Court of Georgia
United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Memberships

Cobb County Bar Association
Atlanta Bar Association
Georgia State Bar Association
Georgia Defense Lawyers Association
DRI
Association of Defense Trial Attorneys
CLM

Publications and Continuing Legal Education

Mr. Davis has been a frequent speaker at numerous CLE events and meetings of the various organizations in which he is a member, most recently for CLM’s medical malpractice committee and for the State Bar of Georgia at Defense of a Personal Injury Case.

Published Decisions

Mr. Davis has handled a large number of appellate matters, the vast majority of which have been published by the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals of Georgia