Blog Posts in 2016

  • Dec22 2016

    Ira Bowman Details Representation of Richard Heath, AdvoCare

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez Shareholder W. Ira Bowman's argument before the 5th District Court of Appeals in Dallas was quoted in a recent Law360 article regarding the Firm's representation of Richard Heath, former Vice Chairman of the Board of AdvoCare. The article details Mr. Bowman's oral argument ...

  • Dec21 2016

    Godwin Bowman's Sidney Scheinberg Interviewed by Law360

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez’s Sidney Scheinberg, a shareholder at the firm, sat with Law360 to share what was important for his legal career and how he became a rainmaker. Scheinberg, a former broadcaster and radio salesperson, has a distinguished client list, including Bank of America, Wells Fargo, ...

  • Dec15 2016

    Donald E. Godwin Delivers University of Memphis Commencement Address and Receives Honorary Doctorate

    DALLAS – Donald E. Godwin, Chairman & CEO of Dallas-based law firm, Godwin Bowman & Martinez, recently delivered the Fall commencement address to the graduating class of the University of Memphis. The event, which took place at Memphis' FedEx Forum, was held in two sessions, with Mr. Godwin ...

  • Dec13 2016

    Trump Administration’s Impact on Non-Competes Movement

    Elisaveta “Leiza” Dolghih, a Shareholder at Godwin Bowman & Martinez, recently detailed the impact of the Trump administration on the non-competes movement on her blog. She encourages employers to keep an eye on what Trump will do in 2017 and moving forward. Read the entire article by clicking here ...

  • Dec8 2016

    Rainmaker Q&A: Godwin Bowman's Bruce Bowman

    Law360, New York (October 27, 2016, 10:00 AM EDT) -- Bruce W. Bowman Jr., managing shareholder of Godwin Bowman & Martinez in Dallas, has successfully handled litigation on both the plaintiff and defendant sides for many years, primarily in business disputes. His work has been as diverse as ...

  • Dec7 2016

    Dispelling Non-Compete Agreement Myths in Texas

    Employees in Texas should not ignore the non-compete restraints in their agreements, or they may face the repercussions of this costly mistake later on down the road. If unclear, it would be prudent to seek legal advice on anything prior to signing. Leiza Dolghih debunks the five most common myths ...

  • Dec7 2016

    Texas Court Rules Against Agency in Non-Compete Agreement Case

    The Texas Court of Appeals recently denied an insurance agency the ability to enforce a non-compete and non-solicitation agreement against its former President. They lost at the temporary injunction hearing due to the language used in the agreement clauses, which was likely a standard contract form ...

  • Nov28 2016

    North Texas Legal News Features Piece by Elisaveta Dolghih on DOL

    Elisaveta “Leiza” Dolghih of Godwin Bowman & Martinez recently wrote an article that appeared on North Texas Legal News, which discussed the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas and the recent decision to block the Department of Labor from enforcing new overtime rules. The ...

  • Nov25 2016

    Donald E. Godwin Named Member of Advisory Board to Dean of University of Memphis' Fogelman College of Business & Economics

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez Chairman and CEO, Donald E. Godwin, has been named as a member of the Advisory Board to the Dean of the University of Memphis' Fogelman College of Business & Economics. The appointment is effective immediately and runs through December 31, 2017. Mr. Godwin was recently ...

  • Nov22 2016

    Don Godwin Recognized As 2016 Outstanding Alumnus and Chosen to Hall of Fame by University of Memphis

    We are proud to announce that Godwin Bowman & Martinez Chairman & CEO, Donald E. Godwin , has been selected as the 2016 Outstanding Alumnus by the Fogelman College of Business & Economics at the University of Memphis and is the latest inductee in the Fogelman College Hall of Fame! These are ...

  • Nov8 2016

    Elisaveta "Leiza" Dolghih and Jonathan A. Aldaco Speak at Upcoming Seminar in Arlington

    Elisaveta “Leiza” Dolghih, Shareholder at Godwin Bowman & Martinez, and Jonathan A. Aldaco, Associate at Godwin Bowman & Martinez, will both speak at a seminar on Legal Issues in Social Media in Arlington, Texas on Friday, January 20, 2017. Ms. Dolghih will address Employer-Sanctioned Use (or not) ...

  • Nov4 2016

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez Promotes Two to Shareholder, One to Senior Counsel

    DALLAS – The Dallas-based trial and appellate law firm Godwin Bowman & Martinez PC, is pleased to announce the promotion of Senior Attorneys Elisaveta “Leiza” Dolghih and Laci Bowman to Shareholders and Stefanie Major McGregor to Senior Counsel, effective Nov. 1. Additionally, the Firm announced ...

  • Nov1 2016

    Elisaveta "Leiza" Dolghih Featured in American Bar Association Fall 2016 Newsletter

    Attorney Elisaveta "Leiza" Dolghih has been featured in the American Bar Association Fall 2016 Newsletter regarding ethical concerns in ex parte communication with adverse employer's employees. Read the entire post by clicking here .

  • Oct5 2016

    Bruce W. Bowman Jr. Named President and Managing Shareholder of Godwin Bowman & Martinez

    We are proud to announce that veteran litigator and name shareholder, Bruce W. Bowman Jr., has been named President and Managing Shareholder of Godwin Bowman & Martinez. Mr. Bowman has already lent his strong leadership to our firm as a longtime member of the Godwin Bowman & Martinez Executive ...

  • Sep28 2016

    Leiza Dolghih Details the Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act

    The Dallas Bar Association publication "Headnotes" featured an article written by Godwin Bowman & Martinez’s Leiza Dolghih detailing the Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act, calling it a new avenue for enforcement regarding trade secrets. The article includes alarming stats from studies regarding ...