John Dawson focuses his practice on the areas of environmental and construction law and products liability. Prior to attending law school, John had a successful career as a civil and environmental engineer. John incorporates this knowledge base and past experience into his practice, providing him a unique insight into his clients’ interests and goals.
John’s practice encompasses:
John is a contributing author of the Water Quality Control Handbook, and an article summarizing his thesis on reaeration in rivers and streams was published in the Journal of Environmental Engineering.
Sale of large custom and specialty utility trailer lines of business.
Representation of Physicians Immediate Care, a Midwest leader in urgent care and occupational health services, in its sale to WellNow Urgent Care, an urgent care provider nationwide. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Representation of LFM Capital, a private equity firm focused on lower middle market manufacturing and industrial services businesses, in its acquisition of Novex, Inc., a seasoned manufacturer and distributor of polyurethane belting and sheet product used in high-abrasion applications across a wide variety of industries. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Representation of Vektek, a portfolio company of LFM Capital and a market leading designer and manufacturer of hydraulic clamps and related products that are used to secure parts during the metal cutting process associated with CNC machining, in its sale to CNL Strategic Capital, a company that owns private companies. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Representation of LFM Capital portfolio company, PSI Control Solutions, a leading manufacturer and assembler of custom electrical control panels and emergency power products, in its acquisition of Salient Power Solutions, LLC (“Salient”), a leading manufacturer of switchboards, switchgear, and power solutions. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Representation of Renaissance Electronics, a provider of active radio frequency and millimeter wave frequency components, sub-systems, and higher-order assemblies and a portfolio company of Gen Cap America in its sale-to AEM, a designer and manufacturer of mission-critical electronic circuit protection components which is backed by Industrial Growth Partners. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed
Representation of Addus HomeCare Corporation (Nasdaq: ADUS), a provider of home care services, in its acquisition of JourneyCare, Inc, one of the largest hospice and palliative care providers in Illinois for $85,000,000.
Representation of Sisk Motor Company, a provider of automobile sale and purchase services, in its sale to White Automotive Group, a family-owned group of automotive dealerships. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Representation of LFM Capital, a private equity firm focused on lower middle market manufacturing and industrial services businesses, in its sale of Fecon, LLC., a leading manufacturer of heavy-duty forestry mulching equipment and related accessories in North America, to WindJammer Capital investors. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Chambers USA — Environment (2020-2022), Up and Coming (2019)
The Best Lawyers in America© — Litigation: Construction; Litigation: Environmental (2023)
Tau Beta Pi
Phi Kappa Phi
University of Tennessee Legal Clinic
University of Tennessee Environmental Law Moot Court Team