Blog Posts in December, 2016

  • Dec 22 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 ...

  • Dec 21 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, ...

  • Dec 15 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 ...

  • Dec 13 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 ...

  • Dec 8 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 ...

  • Dec 7 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 ...

  • Dec 7 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 ...