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Tariq Adawi


Tariq Adawi is an associate at Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP, where his practice encompasses a variety of corporate and general business transactions. He advises clients through each stage of the business cycle, with a particular emphasis on start-ups and formations, mergers and acquisitions, securities and corporate financings, syndicated real estate deals, and soft intellectual property licensing opportunities. He has represented interests in a range of industries, including athletics, art and design, automotive, oil and gas, food and beverage, sports and entertainment, publishing, retail, real estate, software, and social media.

Prior to joining DGS, Mr. Adawi worked as an associate at a boutique law firm in Denver. Mr. Adawi has been named a Rising Star by Colorado Super Lawyers since 2020. Previously, he co-founded a technology startup based in Kansas City, Missouri, where he co-invented, designed, and patented a unique way to aggregate, gamify, and display social media content in a mobile application format. Earlier in his career, he founded his own web development consultancy and the Slashthree International Art Collective.

Mr. Adawi received his J.D. from the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law and his B.A. in Psychology from the University of Missouri. In law school, he was a national champion of the Intellectual Property LawMeets® Negotiation Competition and was continuously recognized on the Dean’s List.