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Clifford D. Dawkins, Jr.


P 973-538-6890
F 973-540-9015


Clifford D. Dawkins, Jr., is an Associate in the Morristown, New Jersey, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His practice focuses on representing employers in workplace law matters, including preventive advice and counseling.

While attending law school, Mr. Dawkins was an editor for the Rutgers Race & the Law Review, served as the president of the Student Bar Association, and participated in International Commercial Moot Court competitions in Paris, France, and Hong Kong, China. He worked as an Associate Mediator with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Mr. Dawkins also served as an intern for the Honorable John J. Hoffman, Attorney General for the State of New Jersey. He has twice served as an intern in the United States Congress’ House of Representatives and Senate. Mr. Dawkins also was awarded the United States President’s Gold Volunteer Service Award for his work with the Urban League of Morris County.

Prior to joining the firm as an associate, Mr. Dawkins clerked for the Honorable Jose L. Fuentes, Presiding Judge, New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • American Inns of Court, Sydney Reitman Labor & Employment Inn of Court
  • Garden State Bar Association, Board Member/Chair Young Lawyers Division
  • Rutgers University Black Lawyers Alumni Network, Chancellor

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Urban League of Morris County, Board of Directors
  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Parliamentarian