Kate Davis is a seasoned consultant representing educational and public institution clients. She is a trusted advisor, offering expertise across various subjects, including Title IX, FERPA, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and Section 504.

Kate excels in providing labor and employment consulting services to public clients. She provides guidance on collective bargaining, grievance arbitration, and adept representation before entities like the State Employment Relations Board and the Ohio Civil Rights Commission. Notably, she has a deep involvement in matters related to school districts and higher education institutions, collaborating on issues ranging from policy administration, public records, student affairs, to constitutional matters.

Further, Kate conducts independent investigations for public entities, ensuring a fair and thorough examination of cases. Kate is also dedicated to facilitating policy revisions and providing essential training to her clients.

On the pre-K-12 front, Kate brings 20 years of experience, demonstrating her versatility in handling misconduct cases at both K-12 and higher education levels. Her expertise shines in civil rights cases, where she addresses allegations of discrimination or harassment based on sex, race, religion, disability, and other protected traits. Kate's commitment to her clients is evident through her consistent involvement in policy revision and training initiatives, ensuring institutions remain compliant and foster safe environments.

In summary, Kate Davis is a dedicated and multifaceted attorney, seamlessly navigating the intricate legal landscapes of education law, labor and employment matters, and civil rights cases. Her wealth of experience, spanning both K-12 and higher education, positions her as a valuable ally for institutions seeking comprehensive legal counsel and representation.

Prior to her role within INCompliance, Kate served as in-house counsel at a prominent public university in Ohio, gaining valuable insights into the unique challenges faced by educational institutions.


The Ohio State University (J.D.), 2003, Order of the Coif; Staff member, Ohio State Law Journal

Miami University (B.A., magna cum laude, political science), 2000, Phi Beta Kappa

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Kate Vivian Davis

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