Shook Appoints New Office Managing Partner in Orange County

Shook Partner Jad Davis will lead the Orange County office as managing beginning January 1, 2024. Davis successfully represents clients ranging from family-owned businesses to multi-national corporations across diverse industries in environmental disputes. 

“This is a unique opportunity to serve our team in the Orange County office while continuing to provide our clients with preeminent trial and legal services in the most efficient manner possible,” said Davis when asked about his new role. “An important goal is to deepen our connections with the local Orange County community, which is important to me since I grew up in Orange County and am raising my children here.”

Davis represents clients in a wide range of environmental matters. This includes regulatory compliance, environmental enforcement and civil cost recovery matters involving the federal Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Toxics Release Inventory Program, Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, Resource Conservation Recovery Act, California Superfund: Hazardous Substance Account Act, California’s Proposition 65, Water Code and California Health and Safety Code.

“In the immediate future, we will reinforce Shook Orange County’s reputation as the go-to firm for bet-the-company civil disputes and trial work, in the following practice areas: appellate, business litigation, class action litigation, employment, environmental and toxic tort litigation, general liability litigation, intellectual property and product liability litigation,” said Davis.