The Managing Attorney of the Employment Practice Group at Dolan Law Firm PC and a Senior Trial Attorney, Emile A. Davis spearheads challenging and significant employment and injury lawsuits. Emile gives a voice to those who would otherwise would have had their rights trampled upon and holds the powerful accountable. Over the course of his legal career, Emile has successfully represented hundreds of clients, assisting them in recovering over $35 million in verdicts and settlements.
A skilled and talented litigator, Emile brings more than fifteen years of experience in all phases of civil litigation, from the filing of the complaint, motions practice, and discovery to settlement or trial. Emile’s clients benefit from his relentless determination to achieve justice combined with thoughtful, principled advocacy.
“When I take on a case I am constantly preparing it for trial,” Emile states. “However, I make sure to explore settlement at the right time to see if my client can obtain a better result sooner and without the risks or necessity of trial. If, on the other hand, the defendant refuses to accept responsibility for its misconduct, we are well prepared and will forcefully proceed to trial.”
A Bold Advocate for Employees
Emile helps employees step forward, safeguard their rights, and positively change the company’s business practices for benefit of all employees. On behalf of his courageous clients, Emile has achieved remarkable successes for workers challenging:
Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) violations
Ethnicity and National Origin Discrimination
Gender and Sex Discrimination
Retaliation and Wrongful Termination
Sexual Orientation Discrimination
Wage & Hour violations including failure to pay overtime, break time or vacation time
Whistleblower or qui tam claims
A Bold Advocate for The Injured
In addition to representing employees, Emile applies his skills and knowledge to obtaining justice for those physically, emotionally, and financially harmed due to the fault of others. Emile has successfully represented clients in cases involving:
Elder Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect
Motor Vehicle Accidents, including car and motorcycle crashes and injuries to passengers on MUNI, BART, and other public transit
Premises Liability (“Slip and Fall” cases)
Products Liability Law
Plane Crashes and Other Aviation Accidents
“I am honored and proud to empower my clients to reach as positive an outcome as possible from a traumatic situation and to hold the wrongdoers accountable,” Emile states.
Deep Knowledge Across Industries And Commitment To Improving Society
Emile manages a team of attorneys at Dolan Law Firm PC litigating employment and injury cases spanning a wide range of industries and including some of the nation’s largest corporations and insurance carriers. From airlines, banks, construction companies, healthcare corporations, to hotel chains, as well universities and municipal and other public agencies, Emile draws upon a deep reservoir of knowledge of the organization, operations, and management relevant to these industries.
Through his participation in numerous attorney organizations, Emile seeks to preserve access to the courtroom for all, not just the wealthy and powerful. He is an active member in the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, the Consumer Attorneys of California, as well as the Alameda-Contra Costa Trial Lawyers Association. The author of many articles concerning workplace issues and the rights of injured persons under California law, Emile serves as a source for reporters seeking expert legal commentary.