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Dec. 2020

Maria Davis elected to partnership at Todd & Weld LLP

Maria T. Davis has been elected to the partnership at Todd & Weld LLP effective Jan. 1, 2021.

Ms. Davis represents plaintiffs and defendants in business litigation and arbitration, as well as plaintiffs in personal injury matters.   She regularly appears on behalf of clients in court, including making appellate arguments, examining witnesses at trial, and arguing substantive motions.

Recent representative accomplishments of Ms. Davis include:

  • Obtaining a $4 million jury verdict in a medical malpractice case arising from the death of a mother shortly following the birth of her fourth child
  • Persuading the Massachusetts Appeals Court to uphold a trial court ruling that the firm's clients hold deeded easement rights in residential property
  • Obtaining a preliminary injunction in a breach of contract dispute between joint owners of a business
  • Persuading a judge to grant summary judgment dismissing a breach of contract claim in a real estate dispute related to the installation of solar panels on a commercial building
  • Obtaining a preliminary injunction on behalf of an employer against a former employee in a case involving a noncompetition agreement

Ms. Davis has been named by Super Lawyers to Massachusetts Rising Stars for Business Litigation every year since 2014, and she was named to 2021 Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch, Personal Injury Litigation: Plaintiffs.

An active leader in the bar, Ms. Davis is chair of the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Business Law Section, co-chair of the Boston Bar Association’s Personal Injury Committee of the Insurance and Tort Litigation Section, and a Steering Committee member of the Boston Bar Association’s Commercial and Business Law Section.

Ms. Davis earned her law degree from New York University School of Law, and her undergraduate degree cum laude from Boston University.


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