John Dawson

Adjunct Professor of Law
(414) 297-5551


 John Dawson was a partner in Foley & Lardner LLP’s Milwaukee office until he retired in 2005 after 35 years of practice. He served as the managing partner of the Milwaukee office from 1994 to 1999 and previously served as the national chair of the firm’s Litigation Department from 1986 to 1994.

Mr. Dawson’s practice experience encompassed a broad range of commercial litigation and regulatory issues. He appeared in federal and state trial and appellate courts throughout the country representing both domestic and foreign clients. His experience emphasized his particular interest in state and federal laws and regulations affecting publishers and broadcasters.