Kirk S. Davis

Kirk S. Davis

Akerman LLP

Recognized since 1997

Tampa, Florida

Practice Areas

Health Care Law

Litigation - Health Care

Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

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Kirk Davis is the chair of the Healthcare Practice Group, a multidisciplinary team recognized nationally for representing sector participants in regulatory compliance, insurance, and transactional issues. An accomplished litigator, Kirk represents hospitals and health systems in complex regulatory compliance issues and disputes with a focus on medical malpractice and peer review hearings.

Kirk has decades of experience in the peer review process and has been involved in all aspects of hearings, from prosecuting physicians to defending medical staff and serving as a hearing officer. He helps hospitals comply with federal and state laws by recommending peer review best practices and procedures. In addition to his work on medical malpractice matters, Kirk handles disputes between physicians in private practices and effectively resolves contentious medical practice dissolution through alternative dispute resolution.

Kirk has served as an arbitrator in various healthcare-related matters and is a sought after speaker on health law topics. He is Board Certified in Health Law by The Florida Bar and recognized by Chambers USA as a leading lawyer in healthcare.

Contact & Links
  • 401 East Jackson Street, Suite 1700
    Tampa, FL 33602
  • Stetson University, BS, graduated 1979
Bar Admissions
  • Florida, The Florida Bar
  • American Health Lawyers Association - Member
  • Clearwater Bar Association, Medical-Legal Liaison Committee - Past Chair 1993-1994
  • Florida Academy of Healthcare Attorneys - Past President, November 2004- November 2006; Board Member, 1996-2013
  • St. Petersburg Bar Association, Medical-Legal Liaison Committee - Past Chair, 1990-1991
  • The Florida Bar, Health Law Certification Committee - Past Member, 1994-2003, Past Chair, 1998-1999, Past Vice-Chair, 1996-1997, 2000-2001; Health Law Section, Past Chair, 1992-1993; Executive Committee, Past Member, 1989-1993, Past Treasurer, 1989, Past Secretary, 1990; Continuing Legal Education Committee,
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

Akerman LLP
Tampa, Florida

223 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

108 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Health Care Law
  • Litigation - Health Care
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Special Focus:
  • Hospital Malpractice
  • Florida Medical Business 2001, Recognized as Best Healthcare Attorney in Tampa
  • Certified Mediator, Florida Supreme Court, 1993-2003
  • Florida Trend's Legal Elite 2005-2006, 2010-2012, Listed for Healthcare
  • Super Lawyers Magazine 2006-2010, 2012-2016 Listed in Florida for Health Care and Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Defense
  • Chambers USA 2005-2016, Ranked in Florida for Healthcare
  • Board Certified in Health Law, The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education, 1995-present
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Medical Malpractice Law

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