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William Daniel Davis

Ichter Davis, LLC

3340 Peachtree Road NE
Suite 1530
Atlanta, GA 30326

Phone: 404.869.7600
Direct: 404.869.5261
Fax: 404.869.7610

ddavis@ichterdavis.com

Dan represents companies and individuals in a wide variety of commercial and business litigation and arbitration matters. He focuses on business format franchise, commercial contract, and business tort disputes.

Representative Work

Obtaining a $140,000 judgment against a party in breach of legal services contract following a jury trial in which he was first chair and ultimately collecting the majority of same short of appeal through supersedeas bond secured by the party’s commercial real estate.

Halting the termination of a quick service restaurant franchise agreement despite repeated alleged operational defaults following a week-long American Arbitration Association evidentiary hearing in which he was first chair.

Preventing a franchisor from recovering any monetary damages from a daycare franchisee that admittedly repudiated its franchise agreement following a jury trial in which he was first chair.

Settling a seven figure commercial collection in Uniform Commercial Code, Article 2 dispute on behalf of an original equipment manufacturer following motion practice that resulted in discovery sanctions, partial summary judgment, and the exclusion of expert testimony on the opposing party’s counterclaims.

Procuring a $453,059 award in an executive compensation dispute following an American Arbitration Association evidentiary hearing in which he was second chair.

Winning a $213,725 award on churning claim following a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority arbitration hearing in which he was second chair, and settling related tort claims in litigation following denial of registered investment advisory firm’s motion for summary judgment.

Reversing federal district court order denying prevailing party’s attorneys’ fees, which resulted in an additional award of $192,725 on remand.

Admissions

State Bar of Georgia

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Supreme Court of Georgia

Georgia Court of Appeals

Previous Experience

Associate, Ichter Kresky & Associates, LLC

Associate, Ichter Thomas, LLC

Summer Associate, King & Spalding LLP

Summer Associate, Adorno & Yoss LLC

Clerk, Superior Court, Western Judicial Circuit

Professional Activities

Member, American Bar Association

Member, State Bar of Georgia, Franchise & Distribution Section

Former Member, Sugarloaf Forest Homeowners Association Board of Directors

Publications/Speaking Engagements

The Legacy of Legacy (2016)

How Do You Spell Relief: INJUNCTION (2012)

What Does “Green” Mean?: Anthropogenic Climate Change, Geoengineering and International Environmental Law, Georgia Law Review (2009)

Education

University of Georgia, J.D., magna cum laude

  • Articles Editor, Georgia Law Review
  • Order of the Coif

University of West Georgia, B.A., M.P.A.

Awards and Honors

AV Preeminent® (2014-date)

Finalist, National Debate Tournament