The Philadelphia Business Journal recently announced SugarHouse Casino vice president and general counsel Evan Davis as a 40 Under 40 winner. The honor recognizes current and future leaders in various industries in the Greater Philadelphia area. Davis was one of the 40 recognized leaders who were selected from among over 400 nominations.

The 40 Under 40 winners were honored during the annual celebration event hosted at SugarHouse Casino on Thursday, May 30. In addition to the ceremony, the individuals were highlighted in the Philadelphia Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 special issue on Friday, May 31.

Davis joined SugarHouse in 2015 and oversees all legal matters for the company. He is a member of the casino’s executive team and works directly with all department leaders at the property. As an on-site resource, Davis has developed workplace policies and procedures to secure a positive impact on all levels of business operations.

A dedicated team member, Davis volunteers with SugarHouse’s philanthropic efforts, which include assisting at the Rizzo Police Athletic League center and delivering turkeys before Thanksgiving to those in need. Davis also serves on the board of directors of the Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation and the board of trustees of the Bala Cynwyd Library.

Davis earned a bachelor of arts from Duke University and a Juris Doctor cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he served as a senior editor on the University of Pennsylvania Law Review.