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​Davis to Present on “Risk, Liability and Insurance for Nonprofit Organizations”

NAPLES, Fla. — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Kelly Lyon Davis, a partner in the firm’s Naples office, will participate in a workshop on “Risk, Liability and Insurance for Nonprofit Organizations – What you Need to Know.” The workshop will be held on Thursday, March 10 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Hodges University, Stock Building, 2647 Professional Circle, in Naples.

The workshop will cover the common areas of risk for nonprofit organizations and how risk can result in organizational and potential personal liability for officers, directors, and employees. Participants will hear from insurance experts and lawyers about risks involved with conducting fundraising events, panelists will review the different types of insurance coverage for nonprofits and advise when certain coverage is recommended, plus attendees will have an opportunity to participate in a question-and-answer session with the panelists.

The event is being provided through the Hodges University Center for Nonprofit Excellence and will be moderated by Eileen Connolly-Keesler, president/CEO of the Community Foundation of Collier County. The event is free to members of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and Greater Naples Area Planned Giving Council. Nonmembers may register for $35. For details, visit

Davis practices in the firm's Labor & Employment Practice Group, providing advice and counsel to employers and representing employers in defense of workplace-related litigation. This includes litigating wage-and-hour collective actions; consulting with employers to implement appropriate strategies and policies for workplace compliance matters; advising employers as they establish new employment and independent contractor relationships, including drafting of restrictive covenants; and resolving a variety of disputes arising from employee separations.

Davis has received the prestigious AV Preeminent® peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell. She also has been listed in Florida Super Lawyers® – Rising Stars (2009–present), is president of the Collier County Women’s Bar Association, and is on the Board of Trustees for St. Matthew’s House. In 2014, she was honored as one of Gulfshore Business magazine’s “40-Under-40” business professionals and, in 2015, she was named a Business Observer “40-Under-40” for the region from Tampa to Marco Island, Fla.

Davis received her J.D., (magna cum laude, 2006) from the University of Florida Levin College of Law and her B.A., (highest distinction, with honors, 2000) from the Pennsylvania State University.