Cody J. McDavis

Law Clerk

Mr. McDavis works in the Firm’s Business Transactions practice group. Cody earned his J.D. from UCLA School of Law where he became the youngest to be named to the law school’s Board of Advisors upon graduation.

Biography

Mr. McDavis works in the Firm’s Business Transactions practice group. Cody earned his J.D. from UCLA School of Law where he became the youngest to be named to the law school’s Board of Advisors upon graduation. He was elected Class President and served as the Managing Editor for the UCLA Law Review. Prior to law school, Cody was a Division I men’s basketball player at the University of Northern Colorado, where he graduated cum laude with his B.S. in Finance. As an advocate against sexual and gender-based violence, Cody works with college campuses across the country to implement better policies for a safer environment. Cody has written several articles that have been featured in the New York Times, the Chicago Tribune, and more.  He has appeared on Fox News, CNN and other media outlets.

Media and Presentations

Articles

Blogs

Interviews

Memberships

Aspen Institute

  • Fellow (2020)

Community Involvement

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  • Founder and President (2019 – present)

University of California, Los Angeles – School of Law

  • Member, Board of Advisors (2019 – present)

NCAA

  • Division I Student Athlete Representative (2013 – 2018)

Honors and Awards

  • Selected, Solidarity Honoree, Vital Voice Global Partnership (December 2019)
  • Selected, David R. Ginsburg Award for Excellence in Entertainment, UCLA Law (July 2019)
  • Selected, Best Overall Performance & Best Negotiation, Lowell Milken Institute for Business Law and Policy – UCLA School of Law (March 2019)
  • Honored, White House Champion of Change, Obama Administration (April 2016)