Shaneka Davis – Director

Shaneka Louise Davis is a Stuart J. Novick Legal Fellow in the Office of General Counsel at Boston Children’s Hospital. As the hospital’s lead medical-legal partnership attorney, Shaneka’ s practice focuses on providing legal support to patients within Boston Children’s Hospital (and their families) experiencing problems arising out of access to housing, education, immigration, income supports and family law. Before joining Boston Children’s Hospital, Shaneka was an Assistant Attorney General in the Civil Rights Division of the Massachusetts Attorney General’ s office. She also clerked for the Honorable Frederick L. Brown of the Massachusetts Appeals Court. Shaneka earned her B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and her J.D. from Northeastern University School Law. Prior to attending Northeastern, Shaneka served for two years in Romania as a United States Peace Corps Youth Development Volunteer. Shaneka is a native of Boston, a proud member of the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association, and is on the Roxbury YMCA advisory board. In her spare time Shaneka enjoys traveling, sharing laughs with family and friends, and spoken word.