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Catherine McKenzie Bowman

Catherine McKenzie Bowman

Employment Lawyer located in Savannah GA for more than 25 years
  • Employment Law, Civil Rights, Business Law ...
  • Georgia
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Biography

Catherine Bowman has practiced Employment Law in Savannah Georgia for over Thirty Years. She has a strong litigation background, but also believes in trying to resolve cases as efficiently as possible. Catherine is also an employment law mediator. She has been the President of the Savannah Bar Association, and has developed strong relationships with other lawyers, that aid in her practice of law. She has been awarded the title of Best Lawyer by Savannah Magazine, is highly reviewed by her peers and her clients, and the business community. Catherine Bowman puts her clients first, and helps them in areas such as sexual harassment, gender discrimination, whistleblower claims, race discrimination, disability discrimination, contract and severance agreement negotiations, FMLA, and Equal Pay Act Claims.

Education
University of Georgia
Law Degree
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Vanderbilt University
B.A.
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Professional Experience
Member
The Bowman Law Office, LLC
- Current
Partner
Forbes and Bowman
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Proposed Changes to Georgia's Restrictive Covenant Law
International Association of Defense Counsel
A Review of Malicious Prosecution Cases in Georgia
Georgia Defense Lawyers Association Journal
Speaking Engagements
SHRM Legal Trends 2023, Savannah's Society of Human Resource Managers Legal Panel, Georgia Tech campus
Savannah's Society of Human Resource Managers
Avoiding Employment Discrimination Claims and Liability, The Georgia Department of Labor Savannah Office
The Georgia Department of Labor Employer Committee
Discussion with Savannah Area Employer's HR employees about how to avoid employment discrimination in the workplace
Employment Law - The Employee's Case, Hot Topics, The DeSoto Hotel - Savannah GA
Savannah Bar Association
Seminar to general practitioner attorneys as to how to spot issues in an employee's employment law case.
Equal Pay Act, Hot Topics
Savannah Bar Association
Understanding the Equal Pay Act through discussion of the US Women's Soccer Team lawsuit
Certifications
General Civil Mediation Training
Miles Mediation and Arbitration Services
Awards
Expertise in Employment Law for Individuals and for Management
The Best Lawyers in America
Catherine Bowman has been listed in the Best Lawyers (and the firm under the Best Law Firms), as selected by peer-review surveys by leading attorneys.
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
The Top 5% of lawyers based on in-house research, peer nominations and peer review.
Legal Elite - As chosen by the Georgia Business Community
Georgia Trend
Best Lawyer
Savannah Magazine
AV Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating: AV Preeminent, the Highest Possible Rating in Both Legal Ability & Ethical Standards- as rated by lawyers and judges
John B. Miller Service Award
Savannah Bar Association
resented to a member of the Savannah Bar who is selflessly dedicated to making the Savannah area a better place to live through volunteer community service.
Professional Associations
Federal Bar Association - Southern District of Georgia Chapter
Treasurer
- Current
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Georgia Defense Lawyers Association
Past (and First) Chair of the Employment Law Section
- Current
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Georgia State Bar
Member
- Current
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Savannah Bar Association
Past President
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Georgia
State Bar of Georgia
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11th Circuit
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    Catherine Bowman charges an initial hourly fee to meet with her, but then accepts some cases on a contingency fee basis (her fees are paid only if the client recovers money).
Practice Areas
Employment Law
Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Civil Rights
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Police Misconduct, Privacy Law
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Additional Practice Area
  • Sexual Harassment
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
7505 Waters Ave
Suite D-3
Savannah, GA 31406
Telephone: (912) 401-0121
Fax: (912) 352-9042