Lobbyist and Attorney Chris Dawson Promoted to Shareholder

ORLANDO, FL – March 2, 2020 – GrayRobinson, P.A. is pleased to announce Christopher T. Dawson, of GrayRobinson’s Orlando and Tallahassee law firm offices, was promoted to shareholder, effective March 1. Dawson has been at the firm since 2013, focusing his practice on lobbying and government relations for public and private sector clients at the executive and legislative levels of state government, as well as before political subdivisions of the state, including counties, cities, airport authorities, transportation authorities, port authorities, school districts, and water management districts.

“We are very proud to have Chris become a shareholder, and he’s a great asset to our firm,” said Dean Cannon, president and CEO. “His promotion is a testament to the high value he has brought to the firm, and his clients, for seven years and counting.”

Dawson received his bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from the University of Florida, graduating from the honors program. In 2013, he graduated magna cum laude from the University of Alabama School of Law. He pursued a joint degree at UA, also obtaining his master’s degree in civil engineering with a focus on construction methods and management.

Dawson is credentialed as a Designated Professional Lobbyist by the Florida Association of Professional Lobbyists. He is involved in organizations such as the Young Ambassadors Council for the Florida House on Capitol Hill, the Florida Chamber Political Institute, and the Associated Industries of Florida. His civic activity includes the Greater Orlando Builders Association, the Apopka Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, and the Greater Orlando Sports Commission. Dawson was selected to participate in Connect Florida Class VI, Leadership Seminole Class 29, Leadership Orlando Class 93, and is involved with Leadership Florida.

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