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McGuireWoods LLP
United States


Davis Walsh is a litigator who focuses his practice on representing public and private companies, predominantly in the automotive, medical device and transportation sectors, in state and federal court. He is the lead editor of Infectious Disease Litigation: Science, Law and Procedure.

Davis has developed expertise in all phases of litigation, including discovery matters, motions to dismiss, motions for summary and default judgment, motions related to expert admissibility, and post-trial motions for judgment and new trial.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Industry focus > Transport: rail and road - litigation and regulation

McGuireWoods LLP represents a broad range of transportation industry players, including passenger rail companies, Class II railroads, short line railroads, and equipment financing companies. The team is able to draw upon expertise in energy, natural resources development, land use, real estate, litigation and M&A. It notably stands out in the market for the firm’s government relations subsidiary, McGuireWoods Consulting, which enhances its overall practice through public policy insight. Former managing partner of the firm’s Jacksonville office, Eric Bilik, is a complex business and financial litigation specialist, while Christopher Thanner is a commercial real estate law expert. All-round litigator Bryan Brantley leads the firm’s transportation industry group from the Pittsburg office, and Davis Walsh in Richmond regularly represents public and private automotive sector companies. At associate level, Natalie Zagari focuses on product and consumer litigation, primarily serving as national coordinating counsel for a major transportation company. All attorneys listed are based in Jacksonville unless mentioned otherwise. Former partner Matthew Monsour departed the firm in January 2022, while former counsel Patrick Dover exited in 2021.