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Davis Earns AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating

NAPLES, Fla. — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Kelly Lyon Davis, a partner in the firm’s Naples office, has received the prestigious AV Preeminent® peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Davis joins nearly 200 Quarles & Brady attorneys who have been AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ are designed to assess the legal ability and ethical standards of an attorney. The AV Preeminent® rating represents a determination by Davis’ peers that she ranks at the highest level of professional excellence.

Davis practices in the 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 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.

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