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Evelyn Davis Appointed to Board of Directors of DRI

October 20, 2021 – Press Release

October 20, 2021 (Atlanta, GA) – Hawkins Parnell & Young senior partner Evelyn Fletcher Davis joined the DRI Board of Directors. The term is her second on the board. 

DRI is an international organization of in-house counsel and defense attorneys defending the interests of businesses and individuals in civil litigation. They provide resources for more than 16,000 members and opportunities for liaison among defense trial lawyers, corporations, and state and local defense organizations. 

Evelyn previously was on the DRI Board of Directors as the regional representative for the Southeast. She was also the board liaison for the Toxic Tort Substantive Committee. Since joining the organization in 2001, Evelyn has been a prominent leader in many roles throughout DRI. She has tackled many diversity issues and was decisive in forming the Women in the Law Committee, which she chaired. Evelyn has also been chair of the Asbestos Medicine Seminar for 13 years, chair of the Talc Litigation Seminar every year since its inception, and has led several other seminars. She is also the current President-Elect of the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys (ADTA), an affiliate organization of DRI.