Katherine Unger Davis


Katherine Unger Davis


Philadelphia | Cira Centre, 2929 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2808
+1 215 994 2015 | +1 215 994 2222

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Katherine Unger Davis concentrates her practice on complex commercial and appellate litigation with particular experience in pharmaceutical product liability and mass tort matters. She has represented major pharmaceutical companies in several multi-jurisdictional mass tort actions involving claims of personal injury and consumer fraud.

Ms. Unger Davis maintains an active pro bono practice. Most recently, she has represented a class of indigent defendants arguing that the county public defender system was so underfunded and overworked that they were being denied their constitutionally protected right to adequate representation.


Significant Representations

  • A major pharmaceutical company in multi-jurisdictional mass tort litigation involving testosterone replacement therapy.
  • A major pharmaceutical company on appeal from multi-million dollar jury verdicts involving antipsychotic medication.
  • Representation of clients in multi-jurisdictional mass tort litigation and single plaintiff personal injury actions in Pennsylvania state and federal courts involving over the counter supplements and antidepressant medications.
  • Representation of directors and officers of a financial services company with respect to massive claims brought by the FDIC.
  • Representation of a pharmaceutical company in litigation involving a medicine used to combat a variety of gastric and esophageal indications.
  • Boston College, B.A., 2006, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 2011, summa cum laude, Order of the Coif, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Law and Social Change
  • Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Honorable William H. Yohn, Jr.
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, Honorable Marjorie O. Rendell