James Nicholas Dawe

James Nicholas Dawe: Attorney with Dawe & Christopherson LLP AV stamp icon
  • Founder at Dawe & Christopherson LLP (2 Attorneys)
  • 1350 Treat Boulevard, Suite 420, Walnut Creek, CA 94597
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Jim Dawe is a founder of Dawe & Christopherson. Prior to establishing Dawe & Christopherson, Jim was a partner of Greene Radovsky Maloney Share & Hennigh and a director (partner) of Crosby, Heafey, Roach & May. Jim was a principal in his own firm beginning in 1986. Before opening his own practice, Jim was General Counsel to two large public corporations based in San Francisco.

Jim’s practice focuses on Corporate and Commercial Law, and International Financial and Commercial Transactions. He has extensive experience in the representation of mid-to-large-sized corporate entities in matters of governance, control, and structure. In transactions, Jim is an expert in equipment leasing and finance, both domestic and international, with an emphasis on transportation equipment, as well as other financing transactions. He has represented both lessors and lessees in commercial and corporate aviation equipment transactions. He has also been very active in transactions involving ocean cargo containers. In one recent transaction, Jim represented the European seller of a recreational submarine. He has also represented the British buyer of a World War II fighter airplane.

Jim has represented both American and European clients in transactions on both sides of the Atlantic. Jim has been Vice President and President and is still a Director of World Link for Law, a leading and growing legal network of over seventy international law firms, with members on five continents.

Jim represents other clients in a wide variety of corporate and commercial transactions involving private placement of securities, mergers and acquisitions, and the formation of limited liability entities and their financing.

Areas of Practice (10)

  • Business Law
  • International Commercial Contracts
  • International Financial and Commercial Transactions
  • Corporate and Commercial Law
  • Limited Liability Company Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • International Commercial Law
  • International Transportation Law
  • International Sale of Goods
  • International Mergers and Acquisitions

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
925-532-1186  Phone
(415) 986-0340  Phone
(415) 358-9843  Fax
University Attended:
University of San Francisco, A.B., 1965
Law School Attended:
University of San Francisco, J.D., 1968
Year of First Admission:
1969, United States District Court for the Eastern District of California; 1969, California; 1969, United States District Court for the Northern District of California
Birth Information:
Los Angeles, California, August 8, 1943
Payment Information:
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