Amos C. Dawson, III
Amos Dawson has over 40 years of experience in the practice of environmental law, and is a former assistant attorney general of the Environmental Protection Section of the North Carolina Department of Justice. He also served as a staff attorney to the North Carolina Coastal Resources Commission. In addition to his environmental law practice, Mr. Dawson is a certified mediator who has successfully conducted mediations in complex environmental, commercial and personal injury cases in state and federal courts.
Mr. Dawson has been included in Business North Carolina’s “Legal Elite” Hall of Fame, North Carolina Super Lawyers, Chambers USA and The Best Lawyers in America© (1989-present). He was named by Best Lawyers® as the 2012 Raleigh Environmental Law Lawyer of the Year. Martindale-Hubbell has rated Mr. Dawson an AV attorney, its highest rating available. He is listed in Chambers USA for
Mr. Dawson is licensed to practice in North and South Carolina. He is a member of the Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association and the Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Section of the American Bar Association.
He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of North Carolina and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of North Carolina School of Law.
- University of North Carolina School of Law (J.D.)
- University of North Carolina (B.A.)
- American Bar Association - Environment, Energy and Resources Section
- North Carolina Bar Association - Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Law Section
- North Carolina State Bar
- South Carolina State Bar
AV-Rated by Martindale Hubbell
Top 100 North Carolina Super Lawyers 2012
Best Lawyers' 2012 Raleigh Environmental Law Lawyer of the Year
The Best Lawyers in America© - Environmental Law, Environmental Litigation (1989-present)
Business North Carolina magazine's "Legal Elite" Hall of Fame in Environmental Law
Chambers USA – Senior Statespeople (2020-2022)
"Super Lawyer" by North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine