Butzel attorney Javon R. David named to Oakland County’s 2022 Class of 40 Under 40
TROY, Mich. – Butzel attorney and shareholder Javon R. David has been named to Oakland County’s 2022 Class of 40 Under 40. In its tenth year, 40 Under 40, honors young professionals who live and/or work in Oakland County.
David is among young professionals who exemplify Oakland Together, Oakland County Executive Dave Coulter’s vision for a community working together to leverage its strengths, address its challenges, and find value in working with regional partners. Members of Oakland County’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2022 will be honored at a reception preceding Coulter’s State of the County address on March 15. Approximately 125 candidates applied for the honor.
David is a member of Butzel’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice Group, one of the firm’s largest practices areas. She concentrates her practice in the areas of commercial litigation, media and entertainment law, and products liability. She has extensive litigation experience, successfully handling matters from the onset of suit through trial.
In 2021, David was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Michigan Defense Trial Counsel Association (MDTC). She accepted this appointment after serving as Co-Chair of the Trial Practice Section of the MDTC.
David holds several leadership positions in the legal field. She serves on the Business Court and Counsel Committee for the Oakland County Bar Association (OCBA). She also serves as Deputy General Counsel for the Michigan Press Association (MPA), and on the litigation, insurance, and advertising/commercial speech committees for the Media Law Resource Center (MLRC).
In addition, David serves on the Board of Governors for the Young Leaders Council, Original Equipment Suppliers Association – Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (OESA-MEMA). She’s also a member of the 2021-2022 (LOXXXII) Class of Leadership Oakland.
Moreover, she is an active member of the Chaldean American Chamber of Commerce and an advisor to the Shlama Foundation.
David has been named to the list of Michigan Rising Stars in Super Lawyers magazine for 2017-2021. She also was named among Michigan’s Top Women Lawyers from 2017-2021. David was named as Ones to Watch in commercial litigation by Best Lawyers in America in 2020 and 2021.
She is admitted to practice law in the State of Michigan, the United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, and the United States District Court, Western District of Michigan. She also is a certified mediator through the American Bar Association.
David earned a Juris Doctor from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, graduating with honors. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree, graduating Magna Cum Laude, from the University of Michigan-Dearborn, with concentrations in History, Political Science, and Psychology.