Bar Admissions

North Carolina

Education

University of Florida, J.D., magna cum laude, 2006, Order of the Coif; Editor-in-Chief, Florida Law Review

University of Southern Mississippi, Center for Writers, M.A. in Creative Writing, 1996

Duke University, B.A., 1992

Profile

Cary Davis focuses on the efficient and creative resolution of business disputes through negotiation, trial and appeal. His litigation practice includes contract disputes, sports and entertainment law, business torts, real estate and commercial lease disputes, insurance coverage, antitrust law, government and internal investigations, trademarks and personal injury law.

Cary's recent experience includes the defense of antitrust and ERISA/LMRA class actions in federal court, a federal appeal raising an issue of first impression under the Americans with Disabilities Act, a trademark opposition trial before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, and the successful resolution of disputes between NASCAR teams, drivers and sponsors. He serves as national coordinating counsel for a leading biologics firm, supervising the defense of claims across the country. Cary also maintains an active motorsports practice, representing team owners, drivers, sponsors, suppliers and driver agents in a variety of intrasport and other business disputes.

Before attending law school, Cary worked for seven years as a newspaper reporter in Florida on the staffs of the St. Petersburg Times and the Ocala Star-Banner. His stories about law enforcement, local government and the courts won numerous awards for deadline and investigative reporting.

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Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, Communications Section, Litigation Section
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Sports & Entertainment Law Section, Secretary, CLE Committee Chair; Constitutional Rights and Responsibilities Section; Litigation Section 
  • Mecklenburg County Bar, Judicial Nominating Committee; Law & Society Committee, Vice chair; Diversity & Inclusion Lateral Hires Taskforce
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Leadership Institute, Class of 2012

Community Affiliations

  • Myers Park United Methodist Church, Finance Committee
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