William Davell

B.S. from Wright State University, summa cum laude

M.B.A. from Wright State University

J.D. from Stetson University, cum laude

William C. Davell, partner in the firm of May, Meacham & Davell, P.A., has been practicing law in South Florida for more than 39 years. He is AV Preeminent® Rated by Martindale Hubbell. Davell joined the firm in 1995 as a partner. He was admitted to the Florida bar in 1976, and is admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court as well as the United States District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida.

Davell has been actively involved within the South Florida legal community. He is a member of the Broward County Bar Association and was active in the Young Lawyers Section, serving as President in 1979. Davell also has served as chairman of the Continuing Legal Education Committee of the Florida Bar, and was the secretary and a member of the Board of Governors, Young Lawyers Division.

Davell is dedicated to giving back through involvement in community activities. He served as Chairman of the Christmas and Winterfest Boat Parades in Fort Lauderdale, and also served on the city’s Aviation Advisory Board. Mayor Jim Naugle appointed Davell to the first Riverwalk Committee, where he provided input for the original Riverwalk design and construction. Davell graduated from the first class of Leadership Broward and served as the second President of the alumni association. He graduated from Lifework Leadership in 2007, and remained active as a coach for the following nine years of Lifework classes. Davell also served six years on the board of 4Kids of South Florida, the Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast and the Christian Business Men’s Committee of Fort Lauderdale. He served a three-year chairmanship of the CBMC Southeast Family Conference in North Carolina. He lives in Broward County.