Skyler Davenport is an associate in Armstrong Teasdale’s Litigation practice group, where he handles disputes for a variety of clients.
With a diverse background gained through positions at the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas and the Kansas Supreme Court, Skyler is skilled at advocating for clients in both federal and state court. His litigation experience spans a variety of industries, with a focus on commercial disputes, products and premises liability, insurance coverage, consumer and creditor rights, and real estate litigation.
Skyler has experience analyzing commercial general liability policies and providing coverage advice to clients. He is also experienced litigating coverage disputes when coverage disputes otherwise cannot be resolved. Skyler has worked on coverage matters involving underlying tractor trailer accidents, defense questions, and matters involving property damage claims. During his years working as a federal law clerk and as a clerk for the Kansas Supreme Court, Skyler also worked cases involving significant coverage questions.
In addition to his litigation and insurance coverage experience, Skyler advises clients on compliance with federal regulations, including the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and Fair Credit Reporting Act, among others.
Prior to joining Armstrong Teasdale, Skyler was a law clerk to the Honorable Eric F. Melgren at the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas, where he served as a law clerk on multiple federal trials. Before that, he was a research attorney to the Honorable Lee A. Johnson of the Kansas Supreme Court. During law school, Skyler worked for two other Kansas City area law firms where he gained experience researching and drafting memoranda, dispositive motions, appellate briefs and discovery requests.
- University of Kansas School of Law (J.D., 2017)
- Certificate in Advocacy
- University of Kansas Law Review, Symposium Editor
- Moot Court Council
- Pepperdine University (B.A., magna cum laude, 2013)
- Political Science and Journalism
- U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
- U.S. District Court, District of Kansas
- Kansas Bar Association
- Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
- CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Evidence, Electronic Discovery, and Advanced Legal Research