Frederick H. Davis

(501) 975-3134
(501) 975-3001 Fax

Mr. Davis is an associate in the firm’s commercial litigation group. He practices in federal and state court in all aspects of litigation, including the defense of class actions, patent infringement litigation, and appeals. Mr. Davis also advises corporate clients on privacy and data security.

His representative experience includes:

  • Defended competing royalty class actions filed in state and federal courts, including opposition to class certification and appeal of overlapping class-certification decisions and trial in federal court resulting in complete defense verdict.
  • Drafted and analyzed arguments for Markman and dispositive motions in several patent infringement cases, and assisted with appeal brief to the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals defending a client’s $46 million patent-infringement judgment.
  • Pre-certification defense and dismissal of putative class action alleging violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).
  • Advising industry-leading data-management company on compliance with data privacy and security regulations, including requirements related to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, HIPAA, and the Affordable Care Act.
  • Advising large health insurance vendor regarding state and federal network adequacy and provider directory laws and regulations, including performing a state-by-state analysis of existing laws and regulatory climates.
  • Representation of out-of-state-based financial services company in the protection of private financial information from public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
  • Defense of proposed initiated amendment to the Arkansas Constitution under Amendment 7, including challenges to the sufficiency of the ballot title and the petition and signature gathering process.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Davis served as a law clerk in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Arkansas in Fort Smith and as in-house counsel for a regional health insurer.


  • "Medical Liability and the Disclosure-Offer Approach: Transforming How Arkansans Should Think About Medical Malpractice Reform," 42 ARK. L. REV. 1057 (2011).
  • "Second Circuit Holds TCPA Consent Given In Contract Cannot Be Revoked," Kutak Rock Client Alert, June 30, 2017.