Dawn practices within Butler Snow's Health Law Group. She focuses her practice on healthcare regulatory, operational, and transactional matters, including federal Stark and Anti-kickback laws and HIPAA privacy and security.

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Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 2017
  • U.S. Court of Appeals
    • 6th Circuit

Civic Involvement

  • REACH Memphis, Board of Directors, 2019
  • Unity in Diversity – Memphis, President
  • H.T. Lockard Foundation, Inc., Board of Directors, 2018-Present


  • Associate, Leo Bearman, Sr. American Inns of Court

Education & Honors

  • The University of Memphis, Cecil. C. Humphreys School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2017
    • University of Memphis Law Review
    • University of Memphis Moot Court Board
    • Dean’s Distinguished Service Award
  • University of Memphis, B.A., Business, cum laude, 2013
  • Clerkship, ​Honorable Bernice B. Donald, ​U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 2018-2019

Papers, Presentations, & Publications

  • Presenter, “Professional Decorum: Why your Professional Reputation Begins in Law School, “University of Memphis, Tennessee Institute for Pre-law, 2019.
  • Author, “Unity in Diversity: A Stride in the Direction of Change,” Memphis Lawyer Magazine, Vol. 34, at 24-25, March 20, 2017.
  • Author, “Dialer Beware: How the FCC ‘Hung up’ on Chevron in Expanding the TCPA,” University of Memphis Law Review, 2017.