John S. Gawey

Mr. Gawey has experience representing commercial banks, investment banks, private equity funds and other borrowers in connection with a variety of lending transactions, including acquisition and leveraged financings, oil and gas transactions, M&A transactions, asset-based financings, DIP financings and exit financings.


Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Gawey was an associate with White & Case LLP in New York from 2013 to 2018. After law school, Mr. Gawey served as a law clerk to the Honorable Charles R. Wilson of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

Mr. Gawey received a B.A. in Letters summa cum laude from the University of Oklahoma. He graduated magna cum laude from Notre Dame Law School. In law school, Mr. Gawey was a member of the Notre Dame Law Review.


University of Oklahoma, B.A., 2009, Letters, Summa Cum Laude



Notre Dame Law School, J.D., 2012, Magna Cum Laude; Member of the Notre Dame Law Review;

New York, 2013

Oklahoma, 2013

  • Incremental facilities: another example of European and US loan market convergence, 3 JIBFL 151 (2017) (with Ben Wilkinson, Andrew Vickers and Jake Mincemoyer).

  • The Hobbs Leviathan: The Dangerous Breadth of the Hobbs Act and Other Corruption Statutes, 87 NOTRE DAME L. REV. 383 (2013).

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