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.
Represented LFM Capital in its acquisition of a forestry mulching equipment manufacturer
Represented LFM Capital in Michigan-based manufacturer
Represented River Associates Investments in its acquisition of GAHH, LLC
Represented NN, Inc. (Nasdaq: NNBR) in its acquisition of Paragon Medical
Represented Eckhart, Inc. in its acquisition of Logic Plus
Represented EDSCO Fasteners in its acquisition of Tower Support Services, LLC
Represented AAC Holdings, Inc., parent company of American Addiction Centers, in its acquisition of AdCare, Inc.
Served as lead healthcare regulatory counsel to Ardent Health Services in its acquisition of East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System (ETMC)
Represented Family Treatment Network in its acquisition of Behavioral Care Specialists
Represented Eckhart, Inc. in its acquisition of Polker Design Services
Chambers USA — Environment, Up and Coming (2019)
Tau Beta Pi
Phi Kappa Phi
University of Tennessee Legal Clinic
University of Tennessee Environmental Law Moot Court Team