Brian R. Davis | Business/Corporate | San Francisco Attorney |  | Bogaards Davis


Personal Injury
Business Transactions
Corporate Compliance

Practice Areas

Real Estate
Personal Injury

Brian R.


Founder, Partner

T: 415.979.0480 
F: 415.979.0482

Partner Brian R. Davis has more than 25 years of experience insurance coverage and tort or “bad faith” litigation throughout Northern and Southern California. He has extensive jury and bench trial, arbitration and mediation experience throughout the Counties and Superior Courts of Northern and Southern California, as well as in the United States District Courts in California. Prior to forming the San Francisco-based Bogaards Davis law firm, Brian gained extensive legal experience as an associate and as a partner in law firms specializing in complex insurance coverage, tort disputes and litigation. Before becoming an attorney, he managed litigation at a national property and casualty insurer.

He also maintains a commercial real estate practice representing investors, landlords and tenants in leasing and related transactional and litigated matters. Brian also serves as outside General Counsel to a large San Francisco-based building contractor, Harrison Drywall, Inc.

He also served the United States Marine Corps, stationed at Camp Pendleton, and later with the United States Marine Corps Reserve in a helicopter combat wing stationed in Northern California.

In his time away from the office, Brian attends practices and tournaments at the International High School where his daughter is on the Varsity Tennis Team, and they attend the San Francisco Ballet following his daughter’s 8-year ballet career. They also regularly attend Golden State Warriors’ and San Francisco Giants’ games.

Brian is a member of the Bar Association of San Francisco as well as the Marin County and Sonoma County Bar Associations. He is the past President and Board member of the Marina Community Association where he worked closely with the Mayor’s office, the Board of Supervisors, Planning Commission, Building Department and other San Francisco City and County agencies to maintain and improve the neighborhood’s living and working environment for homeowners and businesses. He is also a big Formula 1 race fan.

Bar Admissions

All California Courts
U.S. District Courts for Central, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of California
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit


Lincoln University School of Law, Sacramento, California
  J.D., 1992

California State University, Chico, California
 B.A., 1986
 Major: Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

Bar Association of San Francisco
Marin County Bar Assoication
Sonoma County Bar Association
HDI-Harrison Drywall, Inc., General Counsel
DDR, Inc., General Counsel
San Francisco Marina Community Association, past President, and Board Member