Tim Davis is the John W. & Ruth H. Turnage Professor of Law at Wake Forest University School of Law, where he teaches and writes about Contracts and Sports Law. Along with numerous published law review articles, Davis is a co-author of a leading sports law casebook, “Sports Law and Regulation: Cases, Materials and Problems.” He is also the co-author of “The Business of Sports Agents,” which is published by the University of Pennsylvania Press, and has co-authored anthologies on sports law and on race and the law (both published by Carolina Academic Press).
As a leader in the sport law field, Davis has presented papers and lectures at academic conferences and continuing legal education seminars, and has also served on the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency Review Board. He is also a member of the National Sports Law Institute Board of Advisors and is a former chair of the Law and Sports Section of the Association of American Law Schools. Davis has served on the Board of Governors of the North Carolina Bar Association and as chair of the Sports and Entertainment Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association. In 2018, he received the Association of American Law Schools’ Sports Law Section Lifetime Achievement Award.
Before joining the Wake Forest faculty in 1998, Davis taught at Southern Methodist University School of Law, where he was the recipient of two teaching awards. He has also taught as a visitor at the University of Colorado, the University of Illinois, and the University of North Carolina. In 2005-06, he was elected Teacher of the Year by the graduating class at Wake Forest University School of Law.