Kimberly A. Davison

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Kimberly (“Kimber”) Davison serves as Managing Shareholder & Vice President for Griffith Davison, P.C., where she has spent more than twenty-years representing clients in real estate development and commercial construction. Her practice focuses on the drafting and negotiation of construction contracts, including guidance on industry promulgated forms such as AIA documents, EJCDC forms, and ConsensusDocs.

She is highly regarded for transactional and contracts work; and holds the distinct advantage of being dual board certified in both Commercial Real Estate and Construction Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Kimber’s clients look to her on all aspects of real estate matters, including acquisitions and dispositions, land use issues, financing and lending documents and corporate matters related thereto.

Her dedication to the Construction & Real Estate community extends beyond just client engagements. She is actively involved in several professional and industry associations and has authored multiple publications on construction law.

Kimber is viewed by clients and peers as one of the best and brightest in her field, and she regularly gives of her time to benefit others. She is the Champion of the North Dallas REAL Professionals Network; and the founder and host of the Monthly Construction Ladies Luncheon.

Associations & Accomplishments

  • Board Certified – Commercial Real Estate – Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • Board Certified – Construction Law – Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • Martindale-Hubbell® – AV® Preeminent™ Peer Rating & Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers
  • Chambers & Partners USA – Ranked as a leader in the field of Construction Law
  • Managing Shareholder & Vice President – Griffith Davison & Shurtleff, P.C.
  • Texas Super Lawyers (2013-2018)
  • Best Lawyers in Dallas – D Magazine (2017)
  • Top Attorneys in Texas (2014)
  • Fellow – Construction Lawyers Society of America
  • Advisory Board of Directors – Community Trust Bank
  • REAL Professionals Network – Champion of North Dallas Investor/Developer Group Meeting
  • American Bar Association
    • Member – Forum on Construction Law
  • TEXO (North Texas Associated General Contractors / Associated Builders and Contractors)
    • Board of Directors (2019-2020)
    • Legal Advisory Committee / Governmental Affairs Committee
    • 2019 Task Force on Subcontracts
    • Women’s Forum Leadership Committee
  • Founder & Host – Monthly Construction Ladies Luncheon
    • Organization for women in the construction industry; each monthly lunch consists of a paper and speech on a relevant construction/real estate law topic
  • CBRE – Last Tuesday Networking Group – invitation only Member
  • The Real Estate Council – Member
  • Lifetime Member of the Baylor Law Review
  • State Bar of Texas
    • Council Member – Construction Law Section (2009 – 2012)
    • Member – Real Estate Law Section, Construction Law Section, Corporate Law Section
  • Dallas Bar Association
    • Member – Real Estate Section, Construction Law Section, Corporate Law Section
  • College of the State Bar of Texas – Member
  • Women Construction Owners & Executives – Member
  • Law in the City (Organization of Women Law Partners) – Host Committee

Recent Publications & Presentations

  • State Bar of Texas – Construction Law Section Conference
    • The Purchase Order: The Document that Gets the Sticks and Bricks to the Project (March, 2012)
  • American Bar Association – Forum on Construction Law
    • Kimberly A. Davison and Jason L. Cagle, Third-Party Claims, in Green Building and the Construction Lawyer: A Practical Guide to Transactional and Litigation Issues (Melissa A. Beutler, et al. ed. 2014)
    • 2010-2011 Construction Case Law and Legislation Update (Contributing Author, April 2011)
  • Dallas Bar Association – Construction Law Section
    • ConsensusDOCS (August, 2011) (Author and Speaker)
    • A New Relationship: The Contractor and Project Lender (May, 2009) (Author and Speaker)
  • Dallas Bar Association – Headnotes
    • Construction Indemnification after the Anti-Indemnification Statute (August, 2014)
    • The Rules Have Changed:  The Texas Contingent Payment Statute (March, 2008)
  • TEXO
    • Risk Management- Construction Contracts (September, 2012)
    • Dotting Your I’s…Insurance and Indemnity in 2012 (October, 2011 – Spring 2012)
    • The New Employer Laws for 2009 (Winter 2009)
  • Land and Construction News of Texas – Articles
    • Protecting the Corporate Veil (2008)
    • Investors & Buyers Beware!  Mineral Rights Issues (Fall 2008)

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas in 1994
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas

Education

  • Vanderbilt University
    • B.S., 1991
  • Baylor University School of Law
    • J.D., 1994
    • Research Editor, Baylor Law Review

Board Certified in Commercial Real Estate Law and Construction Law

Ranked In Chambers 2019

Best Lawyers 2020

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