Mark Davis grew up in the construction business. His father was a Project Manager for an international general contractor and the family moved around the country and Canada as new projects began. North Texas has always been home base, however. Mr. Davis worked on the family's farm and ranch in Vernon, Texas during summers and he worked for a leading engineering and surveying firm in Lubbock, Texas throughout college. The focus of Mr. Davis's law practice has been the representation of architects, engineers, surveyors, home builders, general contractors and subcontractors for many years.
D. Mark Davis, born Wichita Falls, Texas, March 19, 1960, admitted to the bar, 1986, Texas; 1987, U. S. District Court, Northern District of Texas; 1990, U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas; 1990, U. S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 1991, U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas. Mr. Davis holds the highest peer-review rating of AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5 by Martindale-Hubbell. He has also been recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer in 2011 and 2012 in the construction field.
Education: Texas Tech University (B.A., magna cum laude, 1982; J.D., cum laude, 1986); Phi Kappa Phi; Phi Alpha Theta; Order of the Coif. Member, Board of Barristers, 1985-1986.
Author: "HOW: Gone But Not Forgotten," Texas Builder, May 2001; Chapter 16, "Immunity Defenses," Architect and Engineer Liability: Claims against Design Professionals, 3rd Edition, May 2006.
Presentations: Co-presenter, "Anatomy of a Construction Defect Case," University of Texas Construction Law Conference, 2012.
Co-presenter, "2011 Emerging Residential Construction Liability Issues," 2011 International Builders Show, Orlando, Florida.
Member: State Bar of Texas; Texas Association of Defense Counsel; Defense Research Institute; Dallas Bar Association; Attorney Council, National Association of Homebuilders and Texas Association of Builders (Attorney Council).