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James E. Dawson

Partner / Boston

Overview

James E. Dawson is a partner in the Corporate and Transactions Department and a member of the Life Sciences and Medical Devices practice group and served on the firm’s Executive Committee for 11 years. He practices in the areas of corporate and securities law, including mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, private placements and emerging companies. While focused on the representation of life sciences companies, including biotech and medical device companies, he also counsels private equity funds, technology companies and executives.

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Jim has handled well in excess of 100 mergers and acquisitions of both public and private buyers and sellers and the formation of numerous entities. He represents public companies, handling all facets of securities law issues, and represents companies based in Europe and Asia doing business in the U.S.

Jim is a member of the American and Boston Bar Associations and a former co-chair of the Boston Bar Association’s Securities Law Committee and Corporate Law Committee. He has been a frequent lecturer at Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education. He is also an active member of Boston Harbor Angels.

Experience

Experience

  • Collaborative Consulting, LLC

    Nutter represented Collaborative Consulting, LLC in its acquisition by CGI Group Inc. (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A), a leading provider of information technology and business processing services, through its wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary, CGI Technologies and Solutions Inc.

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Honors

Honors

  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers, 2005-2010
  • Super Lawyers Business Edition, 2011
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2006-2018

Education & Admissions

Education

University of Nebraska Law School, J.D., with high distinction, Order of the Coif

University of Nebraska, B.A., with distinction

Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • Nebraska

Industry Expertise

Jim is a member of the American and Boston Bar Associations and a former co-chair of the Boston Bar Association’s Securities Law Committee and Corporate Law Committee, as well as an active member of Boston Harbor Angels.

Noteworthy

Massachusetts Super Lawyers, 2005-2010

Super Lawyers Business Edition, 2011

The Best Lawyers in America, 2006-2018

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