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 has acted as first and second chair in many trials and has argued before the 5th District Court of Appeals in Dallas. Ira has tried multiple-week long jury trials under both Texas and foreign laws. In addition to his trial experience, Ira has handled many more mediation and arbitration matters for clients dealing with multiple disparate issues in various jurisdictions.
Reflecting the excellence of his practice, Ira has been honored four times with selection to Thomson Reuters' Texas Rising Stars, honoring the top young attorneys in Texas.
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. Ira and his wife, Laci, have three children who further continue to hone Ira's negotiation skills at home.