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Davis S. Vaughn

Davis S. Vaughn



  • Life Sciences
  • Complex Business Litigation
  • Commercial Lending

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Davis Vaughn is an attorney in the firm’s Litigation Practice Group. Davis represents clients in both state and federal courts across the country in a broad range of commercial, product liability, pharmaceutical, healthcare, personal injury, wrongful death, and business tort matters. Davis has experience in all facets of the litigation process. From arguing motions to dismiss and motions for summary judgment to taking plaintiff depositions and assisting in trial preparation, he is frequently involved in high-stakes litigation matters.

Most recently, Davis successfully obtained summary judgment on behalf of a national storage unit company in a breach of contract action. He also obtained dismissals of actions against an international rental company and the board of a state agency. In addition to his civil litigation practice, he represents an Alabama death row inmate pro bono.

Davis is actively involved in the Birmingham community, both professionally and personally. Davis serves on the Birmingham Bar Association’s Mentoring Committee and Court Liaison Committee. He is also a member of Alzheimer’s of Central Alabama Junior Board and the Alabama and Lyric Threatres Junior Board.

Davis earned his J.D. (summa cum laude) from the University of Mississippi School of Law. He served on the Executive Boards of the Mississippi Law Journal and the Federal Courts Law Review. After winning the 1L Moot Court Competition, Davis competed for the National Environmental Moot Court team and coached the National Health Care Law Moot Court team. While in law school, Davis received multiple Outstanding Student Awards in courses such as Legal Research & Writing, Advanced Legal Writing, and Alternative Dispute Resolution. He also worked with the Mississippi Innocence Project and helped with the initial representation of three innocence claims.

Davis graduated from the University of Alabama (cum laude) with a B.A. in Communication Studies and Political Science. He received a full scholarship as a member of Alabama’s Speech and Debate Team and competed successfully in tournaments throughout the country.

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 2017

Court Admissions
  • United States Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Alabama


  • University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D., 2017, summa cum laude; Executive Board, Executive Notes & Comments Editor, Mississippi Law Journal; Executive Board, Federal Courts Law Review; Moot Court Board; Dean’s Leadership Council; Mississippi Bar Alternative Dispute Resolution Award & Scholarship; Phi Delta Phi; Phi Kappa Phi
  • University of Alabama, B.A., 2014, cum laude; Competitor, Alabama Speech and Debate Team; President, UA Greek Relief
Areas of Practice

Commercial Lending | Complex Business Litigation | Life Sciences | Life Sciences Litigation | Litigation | Product Liability


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