Katharine B. Bowman, Retired

Kathy is a retired Member.  Before retirement, she had an extensive Directors and Officer Liability practice representing clients on a national level.

Noteworthy Experience

  • D&O insurance and litigation:
  • Monitoring claims
  • Coverage counsel
  • Represented companies in connection with D&O claims involving:
  • Avon
  • Bank of America
  • Countrywide
  • General Motors
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Sprint
  • Target
  • Wal-Mart
  • Served as in-house national litigation manager for Banc One Corporation.
  • Served as national coordinating counsel for product liability cases pending against Fortune 150 corporation.

Affiliations and Civic Involvement

  • Served on the Board of Governors for the Human Rights Campaign (2013 to 2015). Current donor and fundraiser.
  • Served on the Board of Directors for the Legacy Fund of the Columbus Foundation (2007 to 2013).
  • Donor and fundraiser for the Women's Fund of Central Ohio.
  • Donor and fundraiser for the Go Red for Women Campaign of the American Heart Association.
  • Donor and fundraiser for Lambda Legal, Equality Ohio, Stonewall Columbus, and the Kaleidoscope Youth Center.
  • Volunteer, donor and fundraiser for numerous political candidates; member of the Ohio Delegation to the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.


  • University of Michigan Law School (J.D., 1983)
  • Ohio State University (B.A., summa cum laude, 1980)

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio