Harris W. Davidson


Harris is a complex commercial litigator with experience representing a wide range of clients, including technology companies, consumer goods manufacturers, importers, and sellers, construction companies, financial institutions, small businesses, Fortune 500 companies, fashion brands, jewelry brands, and hotel chains.  Harris also has extensive experience representing real estate entities, including commercial and residential landlords, developers, real estate investors, REITs, property managers, commercial leaseholders, joint ventures, and condo boards. 

Harris practices both plaintiff and defense-side litigation in federal courts, state courts, and arbitral bodies and routinely advises his clients on business disputes, corporate dissolutions, and matters of regulatory compliance.  As a sophisticated negotiator, Harris works towards mitigating and eliminating his clients’ exposure by achieving successful early resolutions.

When litigation is unavoidable, Harris brings to bear his formidable skills as a trial attorney to put his clients in favorable positions to win.  Harris has first or second-chaired 20 jury trials and 23 bench trials. He has also taken and defended over 100 depositions, including depositions of expert witnesses.

Harris also represents his clients in the negotiating and drafting of arms-length business contracts, such as commercial leases, purchase and sale agreements, licensing and access agreements, joint venture agreements, and financing agreements. 

Prior to moving to Louisville with his wife, Harris worked in New York as a commercial litigator at New York’s premier real estate law firm and at an AmLaw 100 firm.  Following law school, Harris was a prosecutor at the Miami Dade State Attorneys’ Office.


  • Georgetown University Law Center  (J.D., 2015)
  • George Washington University  (B.A., 2012)

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Florida
  • Kentucky (pending)

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York