R. Leonard Davis III
Len joined the Firm in 1986 and has been a shareholder since 1987. As the head of both the estate and business practice groups of the Firm, Len’s primary focus is on providing estate planning (including wills and trusts of all kinds), charitable and gift planning, elder law, and estate and trust administration, as well as assisting and counseling clients with business formations (corporations and LLCs), and business and real estate transactions. Notably, Len was one of the pioneers of living trust estate planning in Bucks County.
Previously, Len worked as a Senior Associate in the Mellon Bank Legal Department (1983-86), where he drafted both commercial and consumer loan documents for use throughout the Commonwealth. Prior to that, Len was an associate with the law firm of Drinker Biddle & Reath (1980-1983), serving in that firm’s banking, bankruptcy and corporate departments.
Len received his law degree from Villanova University School of Law in 1980 (J.D. cum laude) (Associate Editor of the Villanova Law Review) and his undergraduate degree from Eastern College in 1977 (B.A. magna cum laude). Len had both a Comment and a Casenote published in the Villanova Law Review.
Len has served on the Boards of Elders of two local churches and as a Director on the national Board of the Christian Legal Society. He has five children and six grandchildren and lives in Bedminster, with his wife and two sons.