The following are examples of representation by Newby Davis which evidence the qualifications of Newby Davis attorneys in a variety of circumstances.


Represented a charter school with construction contracts for a $10 million facility.


Negotiated the reservation system contract for a major US air carrier.


Served as outside General Counsel for a large developer of mixed use developments in a downtown metropolitan area.


Performed government relations services for a large children’s hospital.


Served as co-bond counsel for an international airport, having completed over one billion dollars in revenue and refunding bonds.


Represented a water control and improvement district in more than $150 million in

refunded bonds.


Represented a regional bank in bond financing for an independent school district.


Negotiated buy/sell agreements between company owners.


Represented a county hospital district in personal injury matters.


General and commercial litigation counsel for companies and individuals.


Performed real estate aquisition work for a regional toll authority.


Represented entities in the formation and capitalization of business organizations for corporations, sole proprietorships and associations.



Newby Davis maintains a heightened level of control over matters that will be pursued through litigation. Newby Davis has standard practice management systems in place to ensure case opening/closings, conflict of interest checks, internal coordination, docketing, document creation and client databases are secured. Newby Davis will maintain internal accounting systems and standard trust accounts to ensure financial management controls. The firm maintains docketing systems which include document creation, electronic discovery and the corresponding training on those systems. Its information technology staff provides brief banks, a forms/template library and online research.


To maintain quality in our practice, the firm performs mandatory firm-wide conflicts checks to ensure that no conflict of interest exists. Our practice is to maintain consistent communication with our clients, keeping them updated on the status of their matters in an agreed-upon format. All litigation claims are organized and logged separately, with a numbered file for each claim and each file divided into subcategories: pleadings, discovery, correspondence, research, notes and miscellaneous matters to ensure secure document retention. We review each matter/file weekly for status, providing the ability to report updates to the client as requested.



Newby Davis, PLLC is a Minority and Woman owned law firm. Located in Fort Worth, Newby Davis was formed with the energies, talent and background experiences of Brian Newby and Wendy Davis. Both also serve in “Of Counsel” roles to Cantey Hanger LLP.


Brian Newby and Wendy Davis are well credentialed, both academically and through their legal and public service experiences.  Brian Newby formerly served as Governor Rick Perry’s General Counsel and Chief of Staff.  Prior to engaging in that work, Mr. Newby was a partner in the firm of Cantey Hanger LLP, where he returned as Counsel in 2009.  Mr. Newby also serves as a Brigadier General in the Texas Air National Guard JAG.  Additionally, Mr. Newby served on the Texas Tech University Board of Regents as its vice chairman from 1999-2005.  He is a graduate of Texas Tech University and the University of Texas Law School.  Wendy Davis currently serves as a State Senator, representing District 10 which covers much of Tarrant County.  Prior to her election to the Senate, Ms. Davis served on the Fort Worth City Council for nine years.  During that time, Ms. Davis was an active member of the North Central Texas Council of Governments Regional Transportation Council, where she served as chair in 2005.  Ms. Davis was formerly with the law firm of Haynes & Boone, leaving the practice to dedicate her full time to the growth of her title insurance company, which was sold in 2004.  She served as CEO to the acquiring company, Republic Title, in its Fort Worth Division from 2004 until 2009.  Ms. Davis is a graduate of Texas Christian University and Harvard Law School.


















Newby Davis is a minority-owned business certified by the North Central Texas Regional Certification Agency.

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