About

Representative Sarah Davis

Sarah Davis is a successful attorney, three-term state representative and a fiscal conservative dedicated to limiting the size and scope of government in our lives.

Sarah graduated from John Foster Dulles High School in Sugar Land in 1994. In college, she was a member of the Baylor University debate team. After receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Baylor in 1998, she went on to earn her Law Degree from the University of Houston in 2001.

Sarah is an accomplished and successful attorney devoting her career to defending against personal injury lawsuits. She is of counsel with the national law firm of Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edleman & Dicker, LLP. Sarah's clients include individuals, local businesses, and Fortune 500 companies.

Sarah was first elected to the Texas House of Representatives in 2010 and served on the Public Health and Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committees. Sarah was re-elected in 2012 and served on the Public Health, Calendars, and Appropriations committees. On the Appropriations committee, Sarah was assigned to serve on the subcommittee dealing with Health & Human Services.  In her third term, Sarah continues to serve on Public Health, Calendars, and Appropriations committees, working not only on the Health & Human Services subcommittee but also as chair of the Appropriations subcommittee on Budget Transparency & Reform.  She also serves on General Investigating and Ethics committee, and is the Secretary of the Women’s Health Caucus.  During the 84th legislative session, Sarah was selected as one of five members of the House to negotiate the final provisions of the $210 billion dollar state budget for fiscal years 2016-2017. 

Sarah is a 40-year-old breast cancer survivor, and lives with her husband, Kent Adams, and their dogs, Mr. Henry and Barrett, in the City of West University Place.

2016 General Endorsements

National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)/Texas
Texans for Lawsuit Reform PAC
Houston Realty Business Coalition
Texas Oil and Gas Association Good Government Committee
Texas Political Action for Candidate Election
The C Club
Houston Chronicle

2016 Primary Endorsements

Texas Medical Association PAC
Texas Hospital Association PAC
Texas Association of Realtors PAC
Associated Republicans of Texas
Texas Municipal Police Association PAC
Houston Realty Business Coalition
Texas Oil and Gas Association Good Government Committee

Honors & Awards

Named one of Houston's 50 most influential Women
Houston Women's Magazine
2011

Fighter of Free Enterprise
Texas Association of Business
2012/2013

Recognition for House Bill 1891
Greater Houston Women's Chamber of Commerce
2012

Top 40 Under 40 Award
Houston Business Journal
2012

Outstanding Service to the State
Texas State Farm
82nd Legislative Session

Named Commissioner on the Access to Justice Commission
Speaker Joe Straus
2013

Patient Care Champion
Harris County Medical Society
2013

Patient Protection Award
Texas Medical Association
2013

Texas Hospital Advocacy Tribute
Texas Hospital Association
83rd Legislative Session

Recognition for Supporting the Fight Against Breast Cancer
Leading Ladies Service Group
83rd Legislative Session

Texas Women's Health Champion
American Council of Gynecologists
83rd Legislative Session

Women's Health Hero
Women's Healthcare Coalition
83rd Legislative Session

Recognition for Service and Dedication to the State of Texas
Daughters of Liberty Republican Women
83rd Legislative Session

Recognition in Support of Higher Education
A&M University System
83rd Legislative Session

Legislative Hero Award
Texas Access to Justice Fund
2014

J.C. Montgomery Child Safety Award
Texas Office for Prevention of Developmental Disabilities
84th Legislative Session

Women's Health Hero
Women's Healthcare Coalition
84th Legislative Session

Certificate of Appreciate for Equal Pay of Women (HB 950 83R)
American Association of University Women, TX
84th Legislative Session

Patient Protection Award
Texas Medical Association
82nd, 83rd, and 84th Legislative Sessions

Patient Care Champion
Harris County Medical Society
82nd, 83rd, and 84th Legislative Sessions

Public Official of the Year
Building Officials Association of Texas
82nd and 83rd Legislative Sessions

Advocacy in Action
American Cancer Society
2014 and 2015

Guardian of the Year
Texas Municipal Police Association
83rd Legislative Session

Texas Hospital Advocacy Tribute
Texas Hospital Association
84th Legislative Session

Recognition of efforts to provide law enforcement sufficient time to search for digital evidence lawfully seized as a result of a search warrant (HB 1891)
Houston West Chamber of Commerce
2012