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Katon E. Dawson Jr.

Columbia | 803.253.6854
Fax | 803.255.8017

Katon Dawson focuses his practice on construction and commercial litigation in South Carolina. Prior to joining Parker Poe, he was an associate at Dawson Public Affairs Inc. While working for Dawson Public Affairs, Katon advised clients on campaign, political and business issues. Additionally, he assisted in the management of 501(c)(4) organizations, political action committees, and South Carolina nonprofit corporations. 

Katon also served as a law clerk to the Honorable H. Bruce Williams. While clerking for Judge Williams, he was responsible for handling cases from the initial review of appellate briefs and records through the drafting of final opinions. Katon was also an intern for the South Carolina Department of Commerce European Office in Munich, Germany.

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Honors & Awards

  • CALI Criminal Law I
  • Member of the Moot Court Bar
  • Order of the Barristers
  • Editorial Staff of the Journal of Law and Education