Thomas H. Davis Jr.

Wake Forest University, JD, 1976

North Carolina State University, BA, 1973, cum laude

Professional and Community Activities

North Carolina Supreme Court Historical Society, Member Board of Trustees

Wake County Bar Association, Past President

10th Judicial District Bar Association, Past President

National conference of Bar Presidents, Inc.

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Member Board of Directors

Moderator of Diaconate, White Memorial Presbyterian Church

Notable Accomplishments
Jurisdictions Licensed
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Tom is a partner in the firm’s litigation section and has more than 25 years of experience in the litigation and arbitration of complex cases. Tom regularly represents property owners, design professionals and construction contractors on construction related issues, including contract negotiation, claims analysis and presentation, labor and OSHA disputes, professional licensing disputes, and land condemnation.

Representative Experience

Eckerd Youth Alternatives, Inc. v. North Carolina Department of Administration, Division of Purchase and Contract (2014).

  • Successfully represented plaintiff in the Bid Protest of an award by Public Safety Purchasing and Logistics of a contact for youth care services.

Royal Plus, Inc. v. FRS, Inc, et al (Mecklenburg Superior Court, 2013).

  • Obtained $500,000 settlement for plaintiff on a claim for breach of contract for restoration services.

North Carolina Department of Transportation Turnpike Authority v. G. G. Kelly et ux, et al (Wake County Superior Court, 2010).

  • Successfully represented the Department as Special Counsel in an action to condemn property needed for the Western Wake Expressway.

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Prior Legal Experience

Prior to joining Poyner Spruill, Tom served as Assistant Attorney General of the North Carolina Department of Justice, Highway Division.
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