Mawuli Mel Davis leads the Civil Rights Division of Davis Bozeman, and has represented and helped organize legal support for activists engaged in protests including the Occupy movement, Moral Mondays, Black Lives Matter, and individuals falsely accused of crimes. He served on Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms transition team as the Criminal Justice Reform Co-Chair and was instrumental in successfully advocating for Atlanta’s historic no cash bail law passing. He is a co-founder of Let Us Make Man, The Black Man Lab and the Beacon Hill Black Alliance for Human Rights. In work in Beacon Hill, he assisted in the collaborative effort to remove the Confederate Monument from the City of Decatur. Mawuli received the Ben Johnson Public Service Award from Georgia State University College of Law, which is the highest award the College of Law bestows.
Education: United States Naval Academy, Bowie State University (MPA), Georgia State University College of Law (JD)
Notable achievements: Named humanitarian of the year by the Atlanta chapter of the NAACP, the Kappa Alpha Sigma chapter of Phi Beta Sigma, and the Atlanta alumni chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi, Citizen of the Year by Tau Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Incorporated and an outstanding advocate of the year by the American Civil Liberties Union, the Urban League, the Southern Center for Human Rights, and the Gate City Bar Association. He has been named a Super Lawyer for 6 consecutive years n Atlanta Magazine. Recipient of Justice for All Award by Rolling Out Magazine. The DeKalb Lawyers Association named the Mawuli Davis Legal Warrior Award in his honor.