August 17, 2019

Shannon Stevenson Named Recipient of 2013 Richard Marden Davis Award


On January 13, 2014, Shannon Stevenson was named the 21st recipient of the Richard Marden Davis Award. This prestigious award is given to attorneys in Denver who are under 40 years of age and exhibit exemplary civic, cultural, educational, and charitable leadership. It is presented jointly by the Davis family, Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP, and the Denver Bar Association. Past recipients of the award include Colorado Supreme Court Justice Monica Marquez, Colorado Court of Appeals Judge Richard Gabriel, and former governor Bill Ritter.

The 2013 Davis Award was presented to Ms. Stevenson during a dinner at the Brown Palace Hotel. Recognizing her contributions to the community and her professional success, the event in Stevenson’s honor included a cocktail hour, dinner, a video on the history of the Davis Award, and the award presentation. Chris Richardson, managing partner of Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP, spoke of Stevenson’s incredible legal achievements and personal integrity. Dan McCune, current DBA President, presented the award to Stevenson.

Ms. Stevenson, 38, is a partner in the trial group of Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP. She leads the firm’s appellate group and serves on the DGS executive committee. She is an experienced litigator and appellate attorney, with specific expertise in energy, natural resources, and construction. Stevenson is the current president of the Colorado Women’s Bar Association. She received both her B.A. (cum laude) and J.D. (magna cum laude) from Duke University.

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  1. […] Marquez, Colorado Court of Appeals Judge Richard Gabriel, and former governor Bill Ritter. The 2013 recipient of the Davis Award was Shannon […]

  2. […] The Davis Award is presented annually “to a Denver lawyer who is 40 years old or younger and combines excellence as a lawyer with civic, cultural, educational, and charitable leadership.” The award was created in memory of Richard Marden Davis, one of the founders of Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP, who devoted himself tirelessly to the profession and the community. Each honoree “best exemplifies the character and promise of Richard Davis at that stage in his career.” Ms. Hoffman follows a long line of past winners who have continued to serve the Denver legal community, including last year’s honoree, Shannon Stevenson. […]

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