Allison S. Davis

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Allison S. Davis is a Chicago lawyer and real estate developer.

Davis was the senior partner of Davis, Miner, Barnhill & Galland,[1] a law firm founded in 1971 that was involved in civil rights litigation and neighborhood economic development work but provided legal services to individual and corporate clients also.

In 2003, Davis was appointed to Illinois State Board of Investment by Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich.[2]

Davis is the son of, Allison Davis Sr., the late University of Chicago professor of social anthropology.[3]


  1. ^ now Miner, Barnhill & Galland. Morain, Dan (2008-04-06). "Obama's lawyer days: brief and not all civil rights". Los Angeles Times. Archived from the original on 2008-04-10. Retrieved 2008-05-10.
  2. ^ Novak, Tim (2007-11-11). "How reform-minded City Hall critic became a cozy insider". Chicago Sun-Times. Archived from the original on 2008-10-08. Retrieved 2008-05-10.
  3. ^ Harms, William (2005-09-05). "Garden honoring memory of Dr. Allison Davis, University of Chicago social anthropologist". Chicago Sun-Times. Retrieved 2010-06-03.