Donald B. Davis, Jr.

Insurance Regulation & Business

Don advises insurers, reinsurers, insurance brokers and administrators on regulatory, investment, transactional, governance, and international insurance business matters. He provides effective insight on insurance-related restructurings, mergers, acquisitions, reinsurance transactions, fronting arrangements, multi-state licensing projects, financial and market conduct examinations, insurance product development and approvals, surplus lines placements, affinity insurance programs, and captive and self-insurance arrangements. Don also is experienced in insurance run-offs and assisting insurers overcome regulatory issues regarding impaired assets. Trusted by his peers, Don has also been selected as an arbitrator in commercial insurance disputes.

With over 35 years of experience providing legal advice on insurance matters, Don’s background reflects a blend of corporate and private practice. He served as general counsel to National Interstate Corp. (Nasdaq: NATL), Meritain Health, Inc., and Performax, Inc., as well as group general counsel to The St. Paul Companies’ Global Specialty Underwriting segments, and group counsel to USF&G’s Claim Legal National Coverage Program. In keeping with Funk & Bolton’s tradition of providing creative and practical solutions, general counsel and financial professionals often look to Don for advice on corporate governance, insurance regulation, insurance company investments, and general insurance business issues.


Community Involvement

Participant, Bike MS, National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Don is a perennial Top Crab cyclist in the MS Chesapeake Challenge century ride, a distinction given to the top fund raisers.

Former Chairman and President of Navy Youth Hockey Association

Don is the former and founding chairman and president of the Navy Youth Hockey Association in Annapolis.

Education & Honors
J.D., University of Baltimore School of Law
B.A., Roanoke College
Federation of Regulatory Counsel
Martindale Hubble “AV” Rating 
America’s Top 100 Attorneys, Lifetime Achievement Award
Acritas Star Lawyer
Bar Admissions


District of Columbia