Evelyn Fletcher Davis

Partner
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303 Peachtree Street, NE
Suite 4000
Atlanta, GA 30308-3243

As one of the leading toxic tort and product liability defense attorneys in the United States, Evelyn has tried, managed, and settled thousands of cases in complex litigation. She has litigated cases involving asbestos, silica, mold, benzene and other chemicals, in addition to agricultural, transportation and general liability cases. Evelyn primarily practices at the state, federal, and appellate court levels in Alabama, Florida, and Georgia. As national counsel to several corporations, she manages and coordinates litigation across the country.

Clients frequently call upon Evelyn to undertake their most challenging and high-risk cases because of her track record of successful case resolution and effective case management. She has secured dismissals and favorable resolutions in an overwhelming majority of her cases before reaching verdict, despite preparing each to go all the way. 

Professional Experience

Evelyn has served as local, regional, and national counsel for over forty corporations. She is currently national coordinating counsel to a global logistics company, a global manufacturer of wire and cable products, and a manufacturer of commercial laundry machines. A few of Evelyn’s clients include CertainTeed Corporation, Dana Corporation, United Parcel Service (UPS), Shell Oil Company, Flowserve Corporation, Foseco, Inc., and Gardner Denver. She also advises and serves on insurers’ litigation panels for a variety of claims, including AIG, Allied World, Aspen Insurance, EMC Insurance, Fireman’s Fund/Allianz, Gallagher Bassett, Grange, Great American Insurance Group, Hiscox, Liberty Mutual, Meadowbrook, Nationwide, Pure, Resolute Management, Shelter Insurance, The Hartford, Travelers, and Zurich.

Toxic Tort and Product Liability

Evelyn has resolved thousands of complex cases involving toxic exposures and dozens of products, including: wire and cable; brakes and linings for automobiles, trucks, motors and cranes; gaskets in automobiles, trucks and equipment; construction materials, joint compounds, building wall panels and wall boards; floor tiles and sheeting; cement; sewer pipes and pipe coverings; heat transfer products; pumps and packing; valves, steam and gas turbines. 

Transportation

Evelyn defends global and national trucking companies, their drivers, and insurers against catastrophic injury and property damage claims. She is experienced handling cargo claims under the Carmack Amendment for food products, including fresh produce.

Appellate

Evelyn actively defends cases in the appellate courts in Alabama, Florida, and Georgia. She is instrumental in the Florida dockets, where she leads her litigation areas in aggressive motion practice and enforcement of new legislation. She tries multiple cases in different counties and pursues and defends appellate review for her clients as necessary. A sample of her representative experience includes:

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J.D., cum laude, Florida State University College of Law (1998)

B.A., with honors, English, University of California, Santa Barbara (1994)

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