OverviewRepresentative Matters

Dawson Robinson joined the firm following a clerkship with Judge Kevin Newsom of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.  Dawson has represented clients in a variety of disputes, including toxic tort, securities, trade secrets, and breach-of-contract actions.

Before graduating from Harvard Law School, Dawson attended the University of Notre Dame, where he was President of the undergraduate mock trial program.  During the 2015 Collegiate Mock Trial National Championship, Dawson earned a perfect individual score and was named an All-American Attorney.

Representative Matters

Allianz Structured Alpha Funds Litigation (S.D.N.Y. 2020-22)
Lead counsel for several major institutional investors who collectively lost billions of dollars when the Structured Alpha hedge funds managed by Allianz Global Investors U.S. collapsed in March 2020.  Bartlit Beck also served as co-liaison counsel for a group of twenty plaintiffs for purposes of coordinating discovery with Allianz.  The cases filed by our clients were settled on confidential terms. See Reuters article here.

Adverio Pharma GmbH et al. v. Alembic Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. et al. (D. Del.)
Trial counsel for plaintiffs in Hatch-Waxman litigation relating to Bayer's Adempas® (riociguat) product. Case settled during trial.

Education & Honors

Harvard Law School, 2019, J.D., cum laude

Harvard Law Review, Notes Editor

University of Notre Dame, 2016, B.A., summa cum laude

Phi Beta Kappa

President, Notre Dame Mock Trial Program

All-American Attorney, 2015 Collegiate Mock Trial National Championship


  • Honorable Kevin C. Newsom, United States Court of Appeals Eleventh Circuit, 2019-2020

Government Service

Judicial Extern for the Honorable James P. Hanlon, United States Court Southern District of Indiana, 2019

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