Steven B. Davis


  • Steven B. Davis
  • Phone: +1 215 979 1275

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  • Duane Morris LLP
    30 South 17th Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19103-4196

Steven B. Davis is a nationally recognized and highly experienced attorney in insurance regulatory and coverage matters. For more than 25 years, he has advised and represented insurers, reinsurers, and intermediaries on transactional and regulatory matters, including start-ups, mergers and acquisitions, affiliations, investments, intercompany matters and obtaining all necessary regulatory approvals. He is also a known resource on insurance receivership and runoff and Model Insurance Holding Companies Act issues.

Mr. Davis also provides coverage-dispute counseling and related litigation, mediation and arbitration services to property-casualty, flood/write-your-own, directors and officers, errors and omissions, life, health and long-term care insurers and reinsurers, and sophisticated commercial insureds. He routinely advises startup and troubled insurance companies as well as producers in business matters, litigation and enforcement disputes. He previously served as general counsel of the Pennsylvania Insurance Department.

Mr. Davis is a 1994 cum laude graduate of Temple University School of Law and a summa cum laude graduate of Temple University.

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance and Reinsurance


  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey


  • Temple University Beasley School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1994
  • Temple University, B.A., summa cum laude, 1990


  • Duane Morris LLP
    - Partner, 2023-present
  • Stradley Ronon Steven & Young LLP
    - Partner, 2006-2023
  • Pennsylvania Insurance Department
    - Chief Counsel, 2003-2006
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath
    - Senior Associate, 2001-2003

Professional Activities

  • Board of Governors, Saint Joseph's University Academy of Risk Management and Insurance

  • Fellow, American College of Coverage Counsel

  • American Bar Association, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section

  • Philadelphia Bar Association Insurance Programs Committee

  • Association of Insurance Compliance Professionals

  • Association of Insurance and Reinsurance Runoff Companies

  • Insurance Federation of Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania Association of Mutual Insurance Companies

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association

Civic and Charitable Activities

  • Board of Directors, Committee of Seventy

  • President, Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court Historical Society

  • Philadelphia Union League