Contact

(210) 853-5832
jdavis@dslawpc.com

Jason Davis

Profile

Jason Davis is a co-founder of Davis & Santos. Jason represents individuals, financial institutions, and other business entities in complex business litigation, fraud-related disputes, cross-border litigation, fiduciary litigation, and appellate litigation. He has represented clients in many diverse industries including banking, trucking and transportation, health care, food service, import-export, construction, and real estate. His practice also includes the representation of individuals and business entities in civil and criminal governmental investigations, white-collar criminal defense, crime victim advocacy, regulatory and administrative enforcement proceedings, and grand jury compliance.

Prior to founding Davis & Santos, Jason was an equity partner at two national law firms and a federal prosecutor. While at the U.S. Department of Justice, Jason trained other prosecutors in complex trial organization and advocacy skills, including the innovative use of trial technology.

It has been said of Jason: that “Michael Phelps makes swimming the Butterfly look easy. Field Medal winners make fractional calculus look easy. And Jason Davis—formerly a Justice Department attorney and an equity partner at two national law firms—made this cross-border child abduction case look easy.” – United States District Judge Royce C. Lamberth, Quintero v. Barba, Case No. 5:19-cv-00148-RCL, Slip. Op. at 1 (W.D. Tex. Aug. 6, 2019).

Education

Jason received his J.D., with honors, from The University of Texas School of Law in 1995, and his B.A. in Political Science, with honors, from Trinity University in 1992, where he was a Presidential Scholar.

Recognition

  • Named as Prosecutor of the Year by the U.S. Attorney’s Office Western District of Texas, San Antonio, Texas (2001-2002).
  • Annual Award for Profound Contribution to Law Enforcement, San Antonio Police Officers Association (2001).
  • James H. DeAtley Award for Exceptionally Complex, Difficult, or Significant Trial (2001).
  • Organized Crime Task Force Award for Most Significant Prosecution of the Year by the U.S. Attorney’s Office Western District of Texas, San Antonio, Texas (2002).
  • Selected to instruct foreign prosecutors in case organization and advocacy skills through the Department of Justice OPDAT Program (Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance and Training).
  • Named as America’s Top 100 Attorneys by America’s Top 100 LLC.
  • Named as Top Attorneys in Texas by The American Registry (2019).

Clerkship

Law clerk to the Honorable George P. Kazen, United States District Judge for the Southern District of Texas

Memberships & Activities

  • State Bar of Texas – Member
  • State Bar of Florida – Member
  • American Bar Association – Member
  • Texas Bar Foundation – Fellow
  • San Antonio Bar Association – Member
  • William S. Sessions American Inn of Court – Member
  • San Antonio Bar Foundation – Fellow

Publications

Admitted To Practice

  • Texas, 1995
  • Florida, 1996
  • All U.S. District Courts in Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Board Certification

Practice Areas