Jacob Davis is a Partner and Managing Attorney of Nalls Davis. Jacob has a general practice that primarily focuses on business law, commercial litigation, employment and labor law, and real estate and fair housing law.
Jacob represents a variety of clients in litigation, regulatory, and transactional matters. Additionally, Jacob is a leading attorney in the area for matters under the Fair Housing Act. Jacob has provided guidance to businesses, employees, employers, housing providers, investors, property management companies, and tenants regarding Title VII and Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act, and he has conducted over 150 formal and informal investigations into alleged wrongdoing. Jacob is also a trusted voice in the community and has worked closely with local leaders and government officials on important public policies in the region, including housing policy, strengthening protections for the underserved, and fostering better community-police relations.
In the past, Jacob led the Office of Justice and Inclusion for the Human Relations Council. Additionally, he worked at a large multinational law firm and has clerked with a Fortune 500 insurance company and the University of Dayton Office of Legal Affairs. Prior to law school, Jacob worked in the consumer finance and insurance industries.
Awards & Recognition:
FreeWill Fellow, 2022
Tennessee Supreme Court, Attorney for Justice, 2020-21
LexisNexis, Professional Research Certification
CALI Award, Evidence, 2017
Presentations & Published Works:
HRC Presenter, “Know Your Rights and Responsibilities” (2021-2022)
Panelist, UDHR | Social Practice of Human Rights Conference, “Housing as a Human Right” (2021)
Event / Panel Moderator, City of Dayton, Fair Housing Symposium (2021)
Presenter, "Many People, Many Voices, One City: Fairness and Equity in Dayton"
Presenter, Miami Valley Fair Housing Center, “Fair Housing Issues and Updates” (2021)
Contributor, Undesign the Redline, (2021)