LLM, George Washington University Law School
JD, University of Baltimore Law School
BA, Tulane University
Memberships and Citations
Virginia Bar Associations
Major practice areas
Stephen Paul Dawson
Executive Vice President & General Counsel
With 20 years of experience at Dawson & Associates, Steve possesses expertise in every area of our client service operations. He oversees client teams, ensuring Dawson clients receive the full benefits of our company's extensive network of experts. Steve also facilitates meeting new client demands on legislation and regulation as success in one area of permitting often spurs interest in other areas.
Steve is also proficient in water resources and energy permitting. He brings specialized knowledge involving federal policy and environmental law to private sector clients requiring help integrating their interests with federal operations to create permitting solutions.
Steve has crafted successful strategies on Clean Water Act permitting, Mitigation Bank permitting, and Endangered Species Act compliance, CERCLA and RCRA compliance.
Steve holds an L.L.M. in Environmental Law from George Washington University Law School, a J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law and is a member of the Virginia State Bar Association.
He lives in Alexandria, Virginia with his wife and their four children.