Taylor English combines the autonomy, flexibility, and entrepreneurial spirit of my former work in a small firm with the resources and esprit de corps of a larger firm. It’s a great combination, and one I’m excited to be part of.
Harry D. Dixon III’s background is in white-collar criminal defense, and has expanded this practice to related practice areas in commercial litigation, international trade, and banking. Mr. Dixon is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and has been published multiple times for his research on money laundering, terrorism financing, and economic sanctions. He serves as the co-Chair on the International Anti-Money Laundering Committee, which is in the American Bar Association’s Section of International Law. Mr. Dixon also serves as the Co-Chair for Programming for the Atlanta chapter of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists. Additionally, he is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and a member of the Young Lawyers Division (YLD) Leadership Academy Class of 2019.
After one year of working in alcohol sales at Savannah Distributing, Inc., followed by one year as a project assistant at King & Spalding, LLP, Mr. Dixon enrolled at the University of Georgia School of Law. While in law school, he served as an articles editor for the Journal of Intellectual Property Law, and as a Research Fellow for Professor Mehrsa Baradaran. During this time he also clerked for both the Honorable Gregory Fowler, Chief Judge of the State Court of Chatham County, Georgia, and Judge John Ellington of the Court of Appeals of Georgia.
Prior to joining Taylor English, Mr. Dixon practiced law in Savannah, Georgia, with his father, Harry D. Dixon, Jr., who is both a former District Attorney for the Waycross Judicial Circuit and a former United States Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia.
Mr. Dixon graduated from the University of Georgia Honors program in 2007, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in history, cum laude and with honors, as well as a Bachelor of Business Administration in economics, cum laude and with honors.
American Bar Association, International Anti-Money Laundering Committee, Section of International Law, co-Chair, 2013 – present
State Bar of Georgia, 2013 – present
Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS), Co-Programming Director, 2015 – present
New York State Bar Association, 2016 – present
Young Lawyers Division Leadership Academy Class of 2019
American Bar Foundation, Fellow
Young Gamechanger for Georgia Forward, Fall 2016
The Catholic Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Member
Terry Alumni Mentor Program, 2014-present, Mentor
Client alleged theft by conversion, securities fraud and civil conspiracy. Judge awarded client compensatory damages, punitive damages and attorneys’ fees in excess of $620,000.
- Counseled client on unit-purchase agreement between client and privately-held consumer goods company, resulting in a $1.5 million transaction.
Negotiated plea deal with the U.S. Department of Justice, avoiding a minimum 15 year sentence in federal prison.
Gregg Allman v Unclaimed Freight Productions, et al
Part of national team representing film company during contract dispute with musician Gregg Allman in Gregg Allman v. Unclaimed Freight Productions Inc., and Film Allman LLC, case number SPCV1400414, resulting in undisclosed settlement; also represented film company in criminal and regulatory investigations regarding death of crew-member during filming of Midnight Rider.
Bartlett Holdings, Inc. et al. v. Airco Power Services Inc., et al.
Member of legal team representing client who sued former executives for misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of contract, tortious interference with business relationships, and other counts in Bartlett Holdings, Inc. et al. v. Airco Power Services Inc., et al., case number SPC1300693, resulting in an over a $30 million verdict.
- April 11, 2018Law360
- October 30, 2017
- September 20, 2017
- July 5, 2017
- June 16, 2017
- Articles Editor, Journal of Intellectual Property Law
- "Maintaining Individual Liability in AML and Cybersecurity at New York's Financial Institutions," Penn State Journal of Law & International AffairsApril 2017
- "Vietnam's Developing Anti-Money Laundering Framework: FDI Issues for U.S. Banks," International Law News, Summer 2014
- January 7, 2019
- January 2, 2019
- Harry Dixon Selected As a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, Daily Report and the Metro Atlanta CEODecember 10, 2018
- Harry Dixon Chairs American Bar Association’s Anti-Money Laundering Committee, The Marietta Daily Journal and the Metro Atlanta CEOAugust 22, 2018
- July 27, 2017
- Corporate and Business
- Data Security and Privacy
- Entertainment, Sports and Media
- Financial Institutions
- Government and Internal Investigations
- Litigation and Dispute Resolution
University of Georgia School of Law, JD, 2013
- Journal of Intellectual Property Law, Articles Editor
University of Georgia Honors Program, BA, History, cum laude, with honors, 2007
University of Georgia Honors Program, BBA, Economics, cum laude, with honors, 2007
The Honorable John Ellington, Court of Appeals of Georgia, 2012
The Honorable H. Gregory Fowler, State Court of Chatham County, Georgia, 2011
Courts & Adjudicative Bodies
U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia
U.S. District Court Southern District of Georgia
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit
Georgia Court of Appeals
Supreme Court of Georgia
National Security Law Student Writing Competition, 2013