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Gobriella M. Davis

Associate
Washington, D.C. Region*

*Admitted only in MD and VA

P 703-483-8326
F 703-483-8301
Gobriella.Davis@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Gobriella M. Davis is an Associate in the Washington, D.C. Region office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Ms. Davis has significant experience representing a diverse range of clients and industries in diversity counseling, labor and employment-related litigation, civil rights law, government investigations, corporate compliance, labor-management relations, and federal sector EEO employment law. She has concentrated on a wide range of litigation matters and represents clients in state and federal court, and in matters with agencies such as the Department of Labor (DOL), the National Labor and Relations Board (NLRB), and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

Ms. Davis regularly defends employers in harassment, discrimination, retaliation, wage and hour, FLSA and FMLA matters. She often conducts internal investigations and audits, and is also well-versed in oral advocacy and motion practice during all phases of litigation. 

Ms. Davis counsels and advises clients on a myriad of corporate employment issues. She drafts and revises employment handbooks and employment-related policies to comply with state and federal guidelines, and regularly conducts company-wide training on employment laws, trends, recent case decisions, and best practices for both management and line level employees.

Before joining Jackson Lewis, Ms. Davis assisted clients in the financial services industry, and she concentrated on a wide range of matters at E*TRADE Financial Corporation. Ms. Davis is also knowledgeable on federal regulatory and compliance matters pursuant to the Bank Secrecy Act, Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) Sanctions, and the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).

While in law school, Ms. Davis was awarded, along with the Black Law Students Association (which she chartered on campus in 2010), the 2011 MICA MVP Leadership Award.

Honors and Recognitions

  • National Black Lawyers, Top 40 Under 40 in the state of Virginia (2017)

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Black Law Students Association
  • Maryland Bar Association
  • National Bar Association
  • Virginia Bar Association

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • District Court of Maryland, Appointed Panel Attorney

Published Works

  • “D.C. Council Approves Expansive Paid Family and Medical Leave,” Lexology (March 2017) [Co-Author]
  • “A note from the field: sureties beware of attempts to extend the Miller Act’s one year limitation period using the reaching back doctrine” Lexology (September 2015) [Co-Author]

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December 1, 2017
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Publishes Q3 Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter

December 1, 2017

Please enjoy our Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter for the third quarter of 2017.  This edition includes personal, diversity-focused messages from our Chairman, Board of Directors liaison, Diversity and Inclusion Committee Chair and Diversity Committee Manager, and highlights diversity-related achievements, activities,... Read More

June 30, 2017
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Publishes Q2 Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter

June 30, 2017

Please enjoy our Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter for the second quarter of 2017. A best practice of our firm, it includes personal, diversity-focused messages from our Diversity Committee Chair and Diversity Committee Manager, and highlights diverse attorney promotions, diversity-related activities, sponsorships and events... Read More