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Smith Wormley Davis

Smith Wormley Davis, American lawyer. Bar: District of Columbia 1978. Member of District of Columbia Bar Association.


  • Davis, Smith Wormley was born on March 7, 1948 in West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Aubrey and Mavis Elizabeth (Wormley) Davis.

  • Education

    • Bachelor magna cum laude, Yale University, 1970. Juris Doctor, Yale University, 1974.


    • Associate Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, New York City, 1974-1976. Law clerk to presiding justice United States District Court District of Columbia, 1976-1977. Counsel judiciary committee House of Representatives, Washington, 1978-1979.

      Associate Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, 1979-1984, partner, since 1985. General counsel Womens Senate Republican Victory committee, 1990. Special counsel National Republican Senatorial committee, 1991—1994.

      Senior advisory Phil Gramm for President committee, 1995—1996. Member advanced team Bush-Cheney Housing and Urban Development Transition, 2000.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: District of Columbia 1978.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Member of District of Columbia Bar Association.


    • Married Wendy Ann Butler, July 14, 1975 (divorced).
    • father: John Aubrey Davis
    • mother: Mavis Elizabeth (Wormley) Davis
    • spouse: Wendy Ann Butler
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    Born March 7, 1948
    (age 69)