Weston M. Davis

Weston M. Davis

Location:
Dallas, Texas
Phone:
214-272-0169
Fax:
214-823-2007
Email:

Wes specializes in commercial contract, construction, real estate, and healthcare litigation. Wes' practice focuses on evaluating and resolving disputes through contractual negotiation and enforcement and applying innovative legal analysis. Wes has represented and obtained favorable results for a wide variety of clients, including business owners, construction contractors, real estate professionals, design professionals, insurers, and medical professionals. Wes also has extensive experience in complex business disputes addressing claims and ownership under Texas Corporations law.  In addition to his extensive trial and pre-trial experience, Wes has argued more than a dozen cases in appellate courts throughout Texas.

Wes is a native Texan and received a Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 2004.  Wes attended law school at George Washington University in Washington D.C., graduating in 2008.  Wes earned his license to practice law in Texas in 2008 and is also admitted to practice law in the United States District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Western and Southern Districts of Texas and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.  Wes is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the Dallas Bar Association. 

Areas of Practice

  • Construction and Real Estate Litigation
  • Healthcare Litigation
  • Appellate Law

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D. - 2008
    • Honors: Participant, George Washington University (GWU) Mock Trial Competition
    • Honors: Participant, GWU Moot Court Competition
  • University of Texas, Austin, Texas
    • B.A. - 2005
    • Honors: Recipient, Business Foundations Certificate, McCombs School of Business
    • Honors: Recognized, College Scholar (2004)
    • Honors: Recognized, College Scholar (2004)
    • Major: Journalism

Representative Cases

  • Successfully moved for post-trial enforcement of settlement credits to jury verdict in construction defect case after co-defendants settled during trial. Enforcement of the settlement credits nullified the entire jury verdict.
  • Obtained multiple summary judgment rulings in construction defect cases based on Texas’ economic loss rule.
  • Obtained appellate order requiring dismissal of breach of contract, negligence, and negligent hiring claims against architectural firm for Plaintiff's failure to file a pre-trial expert report pursuant to Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code Chapter 150.
  • Obtained interlocutory reversals of four trial court orders denying motions to dismiss pursuant to Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code Section 74.351. Three reversals resulted in dismissals with prejudice of the plaintiff’s claims and award of attorney’s fees to the defendant.
  • Defense of joint business owner in dispute over stock ownership. Successfully moved for and obtained summary judgment ruling holding that the stock issuance invalid and reinstating the client’s ownership status.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas, Member
  • Dallas Bar Association, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Big Brothers and Sisters of America