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Garrett L. Davis

Raleigh-Durham Attorney









Garrett’s practice includes employment discrimination suits, contract disputes, and construction litigation.  He also assists property owners with land use, eminent domain, and nuisance related matters, and is admitted to practice in all North Carolina State Courts.

Prior to entering law school at the University of North Carolina, Garrett was a City Planner for the Town of Chapel Hill for six years.  While at Carolina Law, he worked at the Durham City Attorney’s Office and for a civil litigation firm in Charlotte. Before coming to Maginnis Law, he served as a judicial clerk at the North Carolina Court of Appeals.

He and his wife Jessie live in Durham.


  • Employment Law
  • Business Litigation
  • Land Use, Zoning, and Eminent Domain
  • Appellate Practice


  • J.D., University of North Carolina School of Law, Board Member, North Carolina Law Review
  • Master of City and Regional Planning, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
  • B.S. Appalachian State University, Geography and Planning, magna cum laude


  • 2017-2018: The Honorable Hunter Murphy, North Carolina Court of Appeals


  • North Carolina State Bar
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Wake County Bar Association
  • Commissioner and Vice-Chair, City of Durham Passenger Vehicle for Hire Commission