Attorney David Dawson

David L. Dawson joined McKinney & Namei as an associate attorney in 2016. Prior to joining the firm, David represented people injured by pharmaceutical products and medical devices in federal multidistrict litigation.  He attended the University of Illinois College of Law, where he graduated magna cum laude and was a member of the law review. As a law student, he also represented low income clients in eviction and divorce proceedings as a part of the school’s civil litigation clinic.  

Areas of Practice

  • Immigration
  • Criminal
  • Family
  • Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio


  • University of Illinois College of Law, Champaign, Illinois
    • J.D. – 2014
  • The Ohio State University
    • B.A., Political Science and Philosophy – 2011
    • B.S., Economics – 2011

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Cincinnati Bar Association, Member