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Davis Honored Among Gulfshore Business Magazine’s “40-Under-40”

NAPLES, FL — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Kelly Lyon Davis, an attorney in the firm’s Naples office, has been named to Gulfshore Business magazine’s 12th annual “40-Under-40” list. Honorees are high-achieving, young business professionals from a variety of industries across Southwest Florida, who have distinguished themselves in their professions and the community. Davis is featured in the magazine’s September 2014 issue and will be honored at an event on September 5.

Davis currently practices in the area of labor and employment law, where she focuses in the areas of 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), is on the board of trustees for St. Matthew’s House, and is the vice president of the Collier County Women’s Bar Association. She 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.

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