Edward C. DawsonTeaching Fellow and Assistant Professor of Professional Practice
Professor Ed Dawson earned a B.A. in English and History from the University of Notre Dame summa cum laude, and a J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law with high honors. While at the University of Texas, he was Editor in Chief of the Texas Law Review, and a member of the Chancellors honor society and the Order of the Coif. After law school, he clerked for Judge Ed Carnes of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and Justice Anthony Kennedy of the Supreme Court of the United States. From 2004 to 2012, he practiced law in Austin, Texas, with the firms Weil, Gotshal & Manges, and Yetter Coleman, LLP, specializing in appellate law. His research and scholarship focus on constitutional law and interpretation.