Jenner & Block

James Dawson is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department.

Mr. Dawson received his B.A. from Columbia University and his J.D. from Yale Law School. While at Yale, Mr. Dawson won the moot court competition and was a member of the Supreme Court Clinic. He also served as a Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Yale Law & Policy Review and as a Notes Editor of the Yale Law Journal.

Prior to joining Jenner & Block, Mr. Dawson was the Fellow for the San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project (SFALP), a Yale Law School clinic in which students assist the San Francisco City Attorney in litigating public-interest lawsuits. He also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Alex Kozinski of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.