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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

David G. Bowman

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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

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Labor & Employment


A partner in Morgan Lewis’s labor and employment practice, David Bowman helps manage diversity consulting, independent investigations, and workplace training programs for firm clients. As director of the firm’s resources workplace training, David leverages his experience as a former human resources professional and a labor and employment litigator to bring a unique and valuable perspective to clients’ daily challenges related to workplace diversity, sexual harassment, discrimination, and ethics. His nontraditional legal practice provides world-class services to many of the largest companies in the world. For more information, view David’s bio at


David’s background in labor and employment began well before he started practicing law, and includes working in human resources for Pepsi-Cola Co., where he supported approximately 1,700 union and nonunion employees.


Boston University School of Law, J.D., 1995; Morehouse College, B.A., 1989

United States: Labor and employment

Workplace and employment counseling

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David Bowman - Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Within: Workplace and employment counseling

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP is well versed in advising clients from various sectors, including pharmaceuticals, financial services, retail, technology, energy and transportation, on employment law challenges. The Washington DC office was reinforced by the arrival of former commissioner of the EEOC Chai Feldblum and her then chief of staff Sharon Perley Masling in February 2019. The team is particularly involved in the emerging #MeToo in the workplace area, and practice head Grace Speights, also based in DC, acted as a special investigation counsel to National Public Radio (NPR)'s board of directors’ special committee on sexual harassment. She also led an internal investigation for the Humane Society of the United States regarding sexual harassment complaints against a former CEO. Princeton's Michelle Sedin Silverman represented a government contractor in a matter alleging systemic discrimination against transgender employees. Deputy practice leader David McManus splits his time between Boston and New York and has notable crisis management experience. Michael Banks in Philadelphia, David Bowman and Douglas Schwarz in Boston, Jacqueline Aguilera in Los Angeles and Barbara Miller in Orange County are other key individuals. Further names to note include the Chicago-based Ross Friedman and Stephanie Sweitzer as well as Palo Alto's Michael Schlemmer. Susan Harthill joined the Washington DC office in October 2018 from the US Department of Labor (DOL). Around the same time, there have been several partner promotions, including Jocelyn Cuttino, also in Washington DC.

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