W. Ira Bowman

W. Ira Bowman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Dallas, TX

Godwin Bowman PC
 | Renaissance Tower, 1201 Elm Street, Suite 1700
Dallas, TX 75270
Phone: 214-939-4485
Fax: 214-527-3239
Selected to Rising Stars: 2010, 2013 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (80%),
  • Family Law (20%)
Attorney Profile

Godwin Bowman PC Dallas-based business litigation attorney Ira Bowman, chairs the Firm's Commercial Litigation section, with a practice centered primarily on both the defense and prosecution of complex commercial litigation disputes. He represents clients in a far-reaching range of business-oriented issues in both State and Federal courts, including 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. His practice also includes a full gamut of family law matters, including divorce, child custody, modifications, surrogacy agreements and property division among others.

Mr. Bowman has acted as both first and second chair in a variety of matters, including arguments before the 5th District Court of Appeals in Dallas.  That litigation experience includes acting as second chair with Godwin Bowman PC Chairman & CEO Donald E. Godwin in the successful defense on a partnership dispute in a five-week civil trial in California. His experience is not limited to litigation.  Beyond the courtroom, he has handled numerous mediation and arbitration matters involving many issues in a variety of jurisdictions.  

In recognition of the strength of his practice, Ira  has been honored by six-time selection to Thomson Reuters' Texas Rising Stars, acknowleging the top young attorneys in the state of Texas.  Beyond that, he is an active member of the Dallas-Fort Worth legal community and is highly visible in the activities of the region as well.  He is a Life Fellow in the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Foundation and has served as co-chairman of the DAYL Lawyers Promoting Diversity Committee. He is also a member of the State Bar of Texas, Dallas Bar Association and an Associate Member of the Patrick E. Higginbotham American Inn of Court.   Active in the Dallas community, Ira has served as President and Board member of Contemporary Ballet Dallas.

About Ira Bowman

Admitted: 2005, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.godwinbowman.com/attorneys/ira-bowman/

Honors/Awards:

  • Texas Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters, 2017
  • Texas Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters, 2016
  • Texas Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters, 2015
  • Texas Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters, 2014
  • Texas Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters, 2013
  • Texas Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters, 2010

Special Licenses/Certifications:

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • DAYL - Lawyers Promoting Diversity Committee, 2009
  • Patrick E. Higginbotham American Inn of Court
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Foundation - Life Fellow
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas

Educational Background:

  • Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law, J.D., 2005
  • University of Texas at Austin, B.A., 2000
Office Location for W. Ira Bowman

Renaissance Tower
1201 Elm Street, Suite 1700
Dallas, TX 75270

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Last Updated: 1/2/2019

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