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Dawn S. Singleton
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Washington, DC Office
1233 20th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20036

Tel:  (202) 712-7000
Fax:  (202) 712-7100
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Dawn Singleton is a Partner in the Firm’s Washington, DC office. She has 15 years of experience litigating matters in the areas of personal injury, landlord and tenant, employment, FELA, construction and professional engineers.

Ms. Singleton has assisted in jury trials in both local and federal courts in Washington, D.C. and represented clients for bench trials in Montgomery County, Prince George’s County and Baltimore City, Maryland.  She has also appeared before administrative tribunals, including the Office of Fair Hearings, the Office of Administrative Hearings and the Department of Employment Services in the District of Columbia.  Ms. Singleton was involved in a significant matter of first impression in the District of Columbia that involved the statutory notice requirements for filing a lawsuit against an independent agency of the District of Columbia government.  Ms. Singleton was successful in getting the case dismissed on the grounds that Plaintiff had not complied with statutory notice provisions requiring notice to the agency prior to filing the Complaint.  The trial court’s decision was affirmed by the District of Columbia Court of Appeals establishing the first appellate decision of the agency’s enabling Act on statutory notice.

Ms. Singleton is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, Maryland and South Carolina. She is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia and the United States District Court for Maryland

She graduated from Winthrop University with a 1995 and received her J.D. from the University Of South Carolina School of Law in 1999.



  • Law clerk to the Honorable Herbert B. Dixon, Jr. of the District of Columbia Superior Court, 1999-2001


  • University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 1999
  • Winthrop University, B.A., 1995

Bar and Court Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • South Carolina
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
  • United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
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