Michael C. Davis represents government agencies, developers, lenders, and others in complex litigation and business transactions involving a variety of issues, including construction, insurance, transportation, and environmental.
He has been involved in some of the most significant redevelopment projects in the country, including New York’s World Trade Center, Washington, DC’s Poplar Point redevelopment project, and the redevelopment of Long Island City, New York.
Prepared an amicus brief on behalf of former administrators of the EPA before the U.S. Supreme Court (Massachusetts v. Environmental Protection Agency, 549 U.S. 497 (2007))
Represented a client in a liability risk transfer agreement dealing with cleanup at a Superfund site that is expected to have remediation costs in excess of $100 million
Representing an economic development entity and a memorial foundation in conjunction with the World Trade Center site
Represented a municipality engaged in significant redevelopment along the Anacostia River in Washington, DC
Represented the operator of one of the nation’s busiest mass transit systems in a significant insurance coverage dispute
J.D. University of Chicago Law School 1993
B.A. Double major in Government and Philosophy with distinction
Cornell University, College of Arts and Sciences 1990
Bar Admissions : District of Columbia, New York, Illinois.