John S. Gawey


Katie Kincaid


B.A. University of Oklahoma; J.D. Notre Dame Law School

Admitted to Practice


New York

John S. Gawey

John Gawey joined Frederic Dorwart, Lawyers PLLC in 2018. 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, 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.


  • 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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