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Mr. Walter West Davis, Judge

Georgia State-wide Business Court

Walter W. Davis is the judge of the Georgia Business Court. He joined the court on August 1, 2020. Governor Brian Kemp (R) appointed Davis to the position July 15, 2019, and Davis was confirmed on August 14, 2019.

Davis is the first judge to serve on the Georgia Business Court, which was established in 2019.

Davis obtained his B.A. in philosophy and political science from Mercer University in 1998. He earned a J.D. from Vanderbilt University in 2001.


  • 2020-present: Judge, Georgia Business Court
  • 2002-2020: Attorney, Jones Day
  • 2001-2002: Law clerk to Judge Beverly Martin, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia