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Davina A. Bridges


Davina is a seasoned litigation associate that focuses on complex commercial and business litigation. Her litigation knowledge spans a number of industries (including banking, financial institutions, real estate, and health care), and covers varied subject matters including the UCC, breach of contract, shareholder and partnership disputes, business torts, class actions, and more. 

As part of her banking practice, Davina represents national banks and financial institutions in various litigation scenarios and provides valuable counsel to entities and individuals on evolving banking matters and regulatory compliance issues. Davina routinely and successfully handles banking litigation involving customer disputes, commercial disputes, and counsels banking clients on issues with other financial entities and regulatory authorities. Her extensive experience covers all types of UCC claims, breach of contract, fraud, misrepresentation, negligence, and regulatory compliance matters. Davina’s knowledge of banking requirements and the UCC combined with her superior research skills and strategy in both federal and state courts results in success for clients. She also excels in negotiating favorable settlement agreements that prioritize the interests of the clients.

Davina also provides comprehensive legal services tailored to the unique needs of clients involved in Michigan solar developments. This includes, reviewing and revising easements, leases, and option agreements for renewable energy companies, and ensuring that all contractual agreements align with legal requirements while protecting the interest of clients.

In addition to her practice for private industries, Davina also advises private and public schools including K-12 and post-secondary educational institutions, on a range of matters, including board governance, Open Meetings Act, policy compliance and risk avoidance counseling, discrimination investigations, FOIA, and Title IX matters.

Education & Credentials


DePaul University

  • Graduated with Distinction

Michigan State University

  • Clerked for the MSU Board of Trustees
  • Research Assistant for Professor Michael Lawrence 
  • cum laude

University of Illinois at Chicago

  • cum laude

Bar Admission

  • Michigan

Professional Involvement

  • State Bar of Michigan – Representative Assembly Appointment to 17th Circuit (Kent County)
  • National Bar Association
  • Floyd Skinner Bar Association 
  • Grand Rapids Bar Association 
  • Treasurer, Grand Rapids Bar Association - Young Lawyer Section 
  • Western District of Michigan Federal Bar Association
  • Wolverine Bar Association 
  • Women Lawyers Association of Michigan 
  • Michigan State University Inns of Court 
  • Grand Rapids Bar Association 3Rs Program, Volunteer
  • Michigan State University College of Law Black Law Student Association, Volunteer
  • Grand Rapids Young Professionals

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