Kimberly A. Davis

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorney in Chicago, IL

SpyratosDavis, LLC
 | 221 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2050
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 630-434-0287
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1997
Practice Areas:
  • Construction Litigation: Business (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Defense (20%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%),
  • Workers' Compensation: Employer/Insurance (10%),
  • Transportation/Maritime (10%)
Attorney Profile

A founding member of Illinois law firm SpyratosDavis LLC, Kimberly A. Davis focuses her practice on personal injury litigation, wrongful death, civil litigation, workers’ compensation and family law. She accepts clients throughout Northern Illinois, and particularly in the counties of Cook, DuPage, Lake, Will, DeKalb, Kane and Kendall. Ms. Davis particularly excels in litigating death and serious injury matters related to the construction industry, trucking accidents, auto accidents, premises liability and defective products. In addition to litigation, she has extensive mediation and arbitration experience.  Kim is committed to diversity and contribution to the community at large.

Ms. Davis obtained an Associate of Arts from Morton College and went on to gain her Bachelor of Science from Southern Illinois University. She earned her Juris Doctor with honors from the Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology. Today, she is admitted to practice law in Illinois, as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Having a 10.0 Superb Avvo rating and a peer rating of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell, Ms. Davis has earned the respect of her associates. In 2016 and 2018, she was named a Top 100 Lawyer in litigation for Illinois by the American Society of Legal Advocates. Ms. Davis enjoys contributing to the legal community by giving presentations for local, state and national conferences on jury and trial techniques, civil litigation, and motor vehicle/trucking/auto accident investigation and reconstruction and evaluating traumatic brain injuries.  She also writes legal articles on these topics and case law updates.

Ms. Davis is an active member of numerous bars and associations and a sought-after speaker.  Her memberships include the Transportation Lawyers Association, the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, the Federation of Women Contractors, the Illinois State Bar Association, the DuPage Association of Women Lawyers,  the Defense Research Institute, and the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel.  Kim has held leadership positions in numerous organizations, including serving as President of both The American Inns of Court - DuPage County Chapter and the DuPage Association of Women Lawyers.  She also chaired the largest committee in the Illinois State Bar Association called the Civil Practice Section Council, and she is an active member of that Section today.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Construction Litigation (50%): Construction Defects

Personal Injury - General (20%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Personal Injury - Defense

Business/Corporate (10%)

Workers' Compensation (10%)

Transportation/Maritime (10%): Transportation Law

Focus Areas

Construction Defects, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Personal Injury - Defense, Transportation Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2019

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About Kimberly Davis

Admitted: 1997, Illinois

Professional Webpage: http://www.spydavlaw.com/attorneys/Kimberly-A-Davis

Honors/Awards:

  • Top 100 Litigation Lawyer in the State of Illinois, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2016 and 2018
  • North Central College Leadership, Ethics & Values Program
  • DuPage County Bar Association, Ethics & Values Program
  • Academy of Bar Leaders, Fellow
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell
  • AVVO 10.0 rating Superb

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1997
  • Illinois, 1997
  • Kane County Bar Association
  • Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel/Illinois Defense Counsel Kane County Bar Association
  • DuPage Association of Women Lawyers
  • DuPage County Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Transportation Lawyers Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Illinois Bar Foundation
  • The Federation of Women Contractors
  • The Claims and Litigation Management Alliance

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Author, Legislative Caps on Medical Malpractice Damages Strikes Out, Illinois State Bar Association, Bench and Bar Newsletter, Vol. 40, No. 6, April 2010
  • Co-Author, Petitions for Relief from Judgments under 735 ILCS 5/2-1401, Illinois State Br Association Trial Briefs Newsletter, Vol. 52, No. 8, April 2007
  • Author, The First District Examines Standard for Reviewing Section 2-615 Motions in Legal Malpractice Cases and Clarifies the Solvency Rule, Illinois State Bar Association Trial Briefs Newsletter, Vol. 53, No. 9, April 2008
  • Author, Relief from Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Arbitration Award, DCBA Bar Brief, Vol. 20, Issue 9, June 2008
  • Author, “Physician” Nets Reasonable Rate of $66.95 per Hour for Deposition, Illinois State Bar Association Trial Briefs Newsletter, Vol. 55, No. 8, April 2010

Educational Background:

  • Morton College, A.A., Honors: Freshman Female Athlete of the Year, 1983-1984
  • Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, B.S.

Industry Groups

  • Insurance
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Office Location for Kimberly A. Davis

221 North LaSalle Street
Suite 2050
Chicago, IL 60601

Phone: 630-434-0287

 

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Last Updated: 9/13/2018

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