<span id="ctl00_MainContentPlaceHolder_lblBio"> <p><b>Ira Bowman</b> focuses his practice primarily on the effective resolution of legal disputes in commercial matters. He represents clients in both the prosecution and defense of a wide range of issues in State and Federal courts. Legal issues Ira regularly handles include contract disputes, business related torts, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, partnership disputes, antitrust, copyright and patent litigation, conversion, deceptive trade practices, breach of warranty, franchiser / franchisee disputes and negligence.</p> <p>Ira recently acted as second chair with Don Godwin in the successful defense of a five week civil trial in California. The lawsuit was prosecuted under California law, focusing on a partnership dispute.</p> <p>Ira received a J.D. from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in 2005 and a B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin in 2000.</p></span> Biography
<span style="font-weight: bold">Commercial Litigation </span><br /> <ul> <li>Represents clients in both the defense and prosecution of complex commercial litigation disputes</li></ul> Representative Experience
<ul> <li class="lawyerSectionList">Selected to the&nbsp;list of Thomson&nbsp;Reuters' &quot;Texas Rising Stars&quot;&nbsp;as published in <i>Texas Monthly</i> and&nbsp;&nbsp;<i>Texas Super Lawyers (Rising Stars Edition)&nbsp;</i>&nbsp;magazines, 2010, <a href="http://www.godwinlewis.com/pdf/2013%20Rising%20Star%20Press%20Release.pdf" target="_blank">2013</a>, <a href="http://www.godwinlewis.com/pdf/PR%20-%20Eleven%20Godwin%20Lewis%20PC%20Attorneys%20Selected%20to%202014%20Texas%20Rising%20Stars%20-Final.pdf" target="_blank">2014</a></li> <li class="lawyerSectionList">Godwin Pappas Mock Trial Championship, Team Member, 2005 &amp; 2006</li> <li class="lawyerSectionList">ATLA Mock Trial Competition, 2003-2005</li> <li class="lawyerSectionList">Michigan State University Mock Trial Competition 2003</li></ul> Honors And Awards
<ul> <li class="lawyerSectionList">State Courts of Texas </li> <li class="lawyerSectionList">U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas</li></ul> Admitted Practice
<ul> <li class="lawyerSectionList">Co-Chairman, DAYL Lawyers Promoting Diversity Committee, 2009</li> <li class="lawyerSectionList">DAYL Foundation, Life Fellow</li> <li class="lawyerSectionList">Dallas Bar Association</li> <li class="lawyerSectionList">Patrick E. Higginbotham American Inn of Court, Associate,2008</li> <li class="lawyerSectionList">State Bar of Texas</li></ul> Member
<ul> <li class="lawyerSectionList">Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law (J.D., 2005)</li> <li class="lawyerSectionList">Southern Methodist University Computer Law Review and Technology Journal (2003-2005)</li> <li class="lawyerSectionList">University of Texas at Austin (B.A., 2000)</li></ul> Education
<ul> <li class="lawyerSectionList">President, Board of Directors - Contemporary Ballet Dallas</li> <li class="lawyerSectionList">Dallas Summer Musicals, Associate Producer</li></ul> Community

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W. Ira Bowman
Shareholder

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Aviation Litigation
Banking and Financial Institution Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Premises Liability Litigation

BIOGRAPHY

Ira Bowman focuses his practice primarily on the effective resolution of legal disputes in commercial matters. He represents clients in both the prosecution and defense of a wide range of issues in State and Federal courts. Legal issues Ira regularly handles include contract disputes, business related torts, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, partnership disputes, antitrust, copyright and patent litigation, conversion, deceptive trade practices, breach of warranty, franchiser / franchisee disputes and negligence.

Ira recently acted as second chair with Don Godwin in the successful defense of a five week civil trial in California. The lawsuit was prosecuted under California law, focusing on a partnership dispute.

Ira received a J.D. from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in 2005 and a B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin in 2000.


 


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