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Davis Installed as President of the Collier County Women’s Bar Association

NAPLES, FLA. — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Kelly Lyon Davis, a partner in the firm’s Naples office, has been installed as President of the Collier County Women’s Bar Association (CCWBA). Davis has served on the Board of the CCWBA for each of the past three years and previously held positions of Secretary and Vice President.

The purpose of the CCWBA is the “promotion, recognition and encouragement of the contributions of women within the legal profession and judiciary, improvement of the administration of justice and the elevation of judicial standards, promotion of the study of law particularly among women, dissemination of legal knowledge to all members of the community and improvement of relations between members of the Bar, judiciary and public.” Davis will serve a one-year term as President of the organization.

“Quarles & Brady is actively involved with the Collier County Women’s Bar Association and several of our attorneys have also served on the organization’s board during its 20+ year history,” said Davis. “I am honored to continue this legacy and take the helm of this organization which is full of talented and diverse individuals.”

Davis practices in the Labor and 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), received a Special Recognition Award from the Legal Aid Service of Collier County (2009) and is on the Board of Trustees for St. Matthew’s House. In 2014, she was honored as one of Gulfshore Business magazine’s 12th annual “40-Under-40” business professionals.

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.