“We are excited to present this prestigious award to Thomas L. Davis. Tom is a distinguished attorney who has tried more than 100 jury trials in state and federal courts. He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and is annually recognized in the Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers of Indiana. Tom has held numerous leadership positions with TIPS, including Council member, past chair of the Economics of Tort and Insurance Law Committee, and member of the Diversity Initiative Task Force and the Scope and General Committee Board,” said Dick Semerdjian, chair of the ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section. “Tom is the go-to guy of TIPS — meaning he will help and do essentially anything asked of him with a smile on his face. He exemplifies leadership and professionalism and has always reached out to new TIPS members to make them feel at home within the section. He is a true friend to all of us in the section. His hard work and enthusiasm for our section makes Tom the perfect choice for this award.”
The award will be presented to Davis at the James K. Carroll Leadership and Awards Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 11 during the ABA Annual Meeting in San Francisco. The event will take place at Alexandra’s in the Westin St. Francis Hotel. Reporters are welcome to attend the award presentation.
Davis is an attorney with Frost Brown Todd LLC in Indianapolis. His primary areas of practice include personal injury defense and business litigation.
Davis has received various awards and recognition including the Distinguished Barrister Award fromThe Indiana Lawyer and the Honorable Paul H. Buchanan Jr. Award of Excellence from the Indianapolis Bar Association.
He is involved with many legal organizations, including the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, American Board of Trial Advocates, Indianapolis Bar Association, Indianapolis Bar Foundation, Diversity Initiative Task Force and Indianapolis Legal Aid Society.
Davis earned his J.D from Indiana University School of Law in 1975 and his B.A. with honors from Indiana University in 1972.
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