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Cari Dawson, Alston & Bird

Dawson is the chair of Alston & Bird’s Class Action Practice Team

Cari Dawson

Cari Dawson is the chair of Alston & Bird’s Class Action Practice Team and has defended hundreds of class actions involving claims of breach of warranty and contract, RICO, consumer fraud, unfair and deceptive trade practices, and state and federal statutory claims. She has a successful track record defending clients as lead counsel in high-profile, bet-the-company litigation throughout the United States. 

In 2013, The National Law Journal named Cari one of the “100 Most Influential Lawyers in America” for her work as lead class action counsel in the Toyota Unintended Acceleration Marketing, Sales Practices and Product Liability MDL in California. Cari’s practice also includes complex commercial litigation and strategic counseling.  She is a creative problem-solver for companies and individuals facing complex business and legal problems.  For the past several years, Chambers USA has named her to the list of “The Best Lawyers in America” in the area of commercial litigation. 


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