Kristi Neher Davisson, Partner

Phone: (813) 575-2681

Kristi Neher Davisson is a Partner in the Tampa office of Resnick & Louis, P.C. and represents the rights and interests of businesses, health care facilities, elder care facilities and other commercial clients that are dealing with complex, pressing legal challenges involving any of the following: complex business litigation, nursing home defense, insurance defense including personal injury, general liability, errors and omissions, premises liability and dram shop, and qui tam and whistleblower defense. Further, Kristi has successfully handled professional liability claims for accountants, and other licensed professionals. Kristi has 15+ years’ experience litigating nursing home and medical malpractice cases in Florida. Kristi represents all types of medical professionals and entities, including physicians, physician assistants, nurses, pediatricians, obstetricians, dentists, psychologists, hospitals, nursing homes. She currently has several nursing home and assisted living facility defense cases; additionally utilizing her extensive experience to tackle pressing legal challenges to defense of patient care, negligence actions, and administrative board actions to name a few.

Recognized for her impeccable professionalism, exceptional legal abilities and high ethical standards, Kristi holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, and she has earned numerous other awards and honors as well. Of note, she is a fellow with the Litigation Counsel of America, which is an honor reserved for only the top one-half of 1 percent of lawyers in the country. She has also been selected as Legal Elite in Florida 2018, 2020 and 2021, by Florida Trend Magazine, and designated a Florida Super Lawyer in 2018, 2020 and 2021.

A graduate of the University of Florida with a degree in telecommunications, Kristi worked as an award-winning news producer at television stations across the state before deciding to enter the legal profession. She then attended Stetson University College of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctor, cum laude. After receiving her license to practice in 1998, she spent years honing her legal skills at prominent law firms in the Tampa Bay area before joining Resnick & Louis in 2021.

Along with maintaining a successful litigation practice, Kristi is a certified mediator and arbitrator for the Florida Supreme Court as well as a mediator for several U.S. district courts.

Kristi is licensed to practice law in the state of Florida, District Court for the Middle District of Florida, District Court for the Southern District of Florida, and District Court for the Northern District of Florida. She is also a Florida Supreme Court certified mediator and arbitrator, and also serves as a mediator in United States District Courts.

  • B.S., University of Florida
  • J.D.,Stetson Law School, Cum Laude

Professional Affiliations:
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • Litigation Counsel of America
  • HAWL – Hillsborough Association for Women Lawyers
  • FAWL – Florida Association for Women Lawyers
  • Martindale AV rated (peer review)
  • Florida Legal Elite: Civil Litigation

Licenses & Admissions:
  • Florida State Bar
  • District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • District Court for the Northern District of Florida

  • Florida Legal Elite 2018, 2020
  • Super Lawyer since 2019

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