About Davis & Gilbert LLP

With over 100 years of experience, Davis & Gilbert calls the Big Apple its one and only home. Known for its expertise in advertising, marketing communications and media law, Davis & Gilbert has garnered recognition from Chambers USA, the Legal 500 and "Best Law Firms." The firm has also been consistently recognized in The BTI Consulting Group's "Client Service A-Team" and in The National Law Journal's Midsize Hot List.

Catchy Slogans Welcome

With just over 110 lawyers, Davis & Gilbert has made its imprint in the areas of advertising, marketing communications and media law, boasting the largest client list in these practice areas of any other law firm. The firm also serves other industries including businesses such as financial services, fashion and retail, cosmetics and luxury goods, technology, hospitality, and sports and entertainment.

Davis & Gilbert's expertise stretches back to 1934 when it lent its counsel to the first radio broadcast created by an advertiser. From counseling on promotions-think sweepstakes and viral marketing campaigns-to negotiating advertising deals to representing clients before the FTC and state Attorneys General to handling talent agreements, Davis & Gilbert's experience runs the gamut.

Not a One Trick Pony

In addition to its well-known advertising practice, the firm provides the full array of legal services to many of its clients: from real estate leasing, labor & employment counseling and middle market M&A transactions, to IP counseling and litigation. 

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Davis & Gilbert LLP

1740 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
Phone: (212) 468-4800
Fax: (212) 468-4888


  • Employer Type: Private
  • Chairman: Ronald R. Urbach
  • Total No. Attorneys 2015: 110

  • Base Salary
    Firm did not provide salary information

  • Major Departments & Practices
    Advertising, Marketing & Promotions
    Benefits & Compensation
    Digital Media, Technology & Privacy
    Entertainment, Media & Sports
    Insolvency & Financial Institutions
    Intellectual Property
    Labor & Employment
    Private Client Services
    Real Estate

Major Office Locations

  • New York, NY