Emily Davenport brings nearly 20 years of legal experience to Reed Claymon. Emily represents a wide variety of health care providers, counseling her clients regarding risk management issues and performing litigation defense services.
She has successfully defended health care providers in trial and on appeal. She has resolved numerous claims against providers including hospitals, nursing homes, hospice providers, home health agencies, physicians, psychologists, dentists, podiatrists, nurses and nursing home administrators. Emily has also represented health care providers during civil investigations such as Medicare fraud inquiries, counseled clients on patient privacy regulations, and represented nurses, physicians and other health care providers before respective licensing boards.
Emily received her J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center in 1999, and a B.A. from the University of Texas in 1996. She has been named a “Texas Rising Star” in the field of Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters service, as published in Texas Monthly and Law & Politics magazines for five years (2005-2008 and 2010)
Professional and Community Activities
- Trustee, Mount Olivet Cemetery Association
- Represented health care providers through all phases of litigation
- Prevailed on dismissal of health care liability claims in trial and appellate courts
- Resolved numerous professional liability claims against health care providers, including hospitals, nursing homes, hospice providers, home health agencies, physicians, psychologists, dentists, podiatrists, nurses and nursing home administrators
- Participated in oral argument before state appellate courts
- Represented health care providers during civil investigations, including Medicare fraud investigations, Medicaid Fraud Control Unit inquiries, and TMF Health Quality Institute investigations
- Counseled health care providers on patient privacy regulations
- Represented nurses before the Texas Board of Nursing
- Represented physician before the Texas Medical Board
- Represented licensed nursing facility administrator before the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services
- Represented hospital districts in physician contract disputes
- “Rising Stars” in Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice Law by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters service, as published in Texas Monthly and Law & Politics magazines (2005-2008 and 2010)