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Colin B. Davis is a Partner in the Orange County office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher where he practices in the firm’s Litigation Department. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Davis served as a law clerk to The Honorable Janis L. Sammartino of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California.
Mr. Davis’s practice focuses on complex business and commercial litigation, with an emphasis on merger and acquisition and securities litigation. Mr. Davis represents public and private companies and their officers and directors in stockholder actions and related litigation in both state and federal courts. Mr. Davis also has represented clients in a wide variety of other types of business litigation, including cases involving contract disputes, unfair business practices, data breaches, products liability, and employment issues. Additionally, Mr. Davis has represented clients in connection with governmental investigations and enforcement actions brought by the Department of Justice, SEC, and other regulatory and enforcement agencies.
Through his extensive experience dealing with discovery issues in complex litigation and investigations, Mr. Davis also has developed substantial knowledge and proficiency in the area of electronic discovery. Mr. Davis has represented clients in connection with coordinated discovery for multi-forum litigation.
Mr. Davis’s representative matters include:
Mr. Davis earned his Juris Doctor degree magna cum laude in 2010 from the University of San Diego School of Law, where he served as a Lead Articles Editor and Symposium Coordinator of the San Diego Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif. As a member of the University of San Diego’s Appellate Clinic, Mr. Davis briefed and argued an immigration appeal before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Mr. Davis also is the author of Nudging Mutual Fund Fees Downward: Using Default Rules to Combat Excessive Advisory Fees, 47 San Diego L. Rev. 185 (2010). In 2006, Mr. Davis received a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from Santa Clara University.
Mr. Davis is a member of the California bar, and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.
University of San Diego - 2010 Juris Doctor
Santa Clara University - 2006 Bachelor of Science