Elijah Davis has dedicated his practice to defending employers, insurers, and third-party administrators in workers’ compensation claims. Before joining Stanton Law, Elijah worked at Swift Currie McGhee & Hiers, one of Georgia’s largest insurance defense firms. He has considerable experience in insurance litigation defense, including Georgia’s Workers’ Compensation Act, as well as the Federal Tax Code.
Prior to earning his J.D. from Georgia State University College of Law, Elijah received a B.S. in Human Services from Kennesaw State University, where he also studied French, Spanish, and German. He also holds master’s degrees in Health Administration and Business Administration from Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business.
This diverse educational background helps him navigate complex rules and regulations for his clients, as he regularly represents clients before state agencies, including administrative hearings before the State Board of Workers’ Compensation and the Georgia Department of Revenue. He has deposed claimants and expert witnesses, as well as defended claims for catastrophic injuries and death benefits.
Throughout his career, Elijah has settled workers’ compensation claims worth millions of dollars. He is a Henning-trained mediator and is registered with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution. Elijah is focusing on building his civil mediation practice by utilizing a multidisciplinary approach.
“Alternative dispute resolution through mediation is an important aspect of the claims process. I seek to understand each party’s values and concerns to determine how those might impact the mediation process.”
The Georgia native has lived in various cities across multiple continents, including a stint on the coast of Spain as a teenager. His love for other languages and cultures currently has him studying to be proficient in Japanese with plans to travel to Japan in 2022 to celebrate Hanami.