Shaelyn K. Dawson

Shaelyn K. Dawson


University of California, Berkeley (B.A., 2008)
Fordham University (J.D., 2012)
New York University School of Law (LL.M., 2013)

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Shaelyn Dawson is an associate in the litigation department. Her practice focuses on intellectual property.

Ms. Dawson received her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law in 2012. While at Fordham, she served as the Senior Articles Editor for the Fordham International Law Journal. She received her LL.M. (Intellectual Property) from New York University School of Law in 2013. Prior to joining Morrison and Foerster, Ms. Dawson served as clerk to the Honorable Evan Wallach of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Ms. Dawson is admitted to practice law in California and before the Federal Circuit. She is proficient in Spanish and enjoys competitive soccer and adventure travel.

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