Davina Hurt

Davina Hurt is Senior Counsel at Tyson & Mendes’ Northern California office. Ms. Hurt’s practice focuses on civil litigation and insurance defense.

Prior to joining Tyson & Mendes, Ms. Hurt built trusted relationships with clear, frank solution-oriented counsel and successfully negotiated favorable outcomes for individuals and businesses. She is licensed to practice in California. In the Northern California region, Ms. Hurt serves as an elected official (former mayor) and state regulator of air and climate policies. She is a governor-appointed and Senate-confirmed board member of the California Air Resources Board. Ms. Hurt takes a vision and makes it a reality through strategic partnerships, skilled advocacy and thought leadership. She is a council member of the Government Ethics Council of Santa Clara University ‘s Markkula Center for Applied Ethics and board member of the Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County. Ms. Hurt also serves as board chair of the Bay Area Air Quality Management District Board, chairwoman of the Cities and County Association of Government of San Mateo County and commissioner to Silicon Valley Clean Water.

Ms. Hurt obtained her J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law, where she graduated with a specialized international law certificate and worked as a judicial extern for the Honorable Judge James Ware in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. She received the Witkins Award in Advanced International Law and the Pro Bono Project Award from the Public Interest Coalition. Ms. Hurt graduated from Baylor University with a B.A. in history and political science with a minor in biology

Ms. Hurt is a cyclist, A.I. enthusiast, and avid cook for her family. She also enjoys oil painting, globetrotting, hiking with her dog Koda, and she collects vinyl records to spin in her free time.