Donald E. Godwin Recognized by Chambers USA for Fifth Consecutive Year

Posted By Godwin Bowman & Martinez || May 17, 2018

DALLAS – Eminent Dallas Attorney Donald E. Godwin, Chairman and CEO of the Texas trial and appellate law firm, Godwin Bowman PC PC, has been recognized for the fifth consecutive year among the top commercial litigators in the United States by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

One of Texas' most highly-respected and tenacious trial lawyers, Mr. Godwin has earned continuing recognition in Chambers USA through his representation of clients in high-stakes, complex litigation involving oil and gas, environmental matters, fiduciary duties, will contests, major family law disputes and business torts.

Regarding the 2018 Chambers recognition, Mr. Godwin said, “I am particularly gratified by this honor, since the Chambers Guides are among the world's most trusted attorney review publications. I especially appreciate Chambers' in-depth approach to utilizing not only peer review, but client input, in their research. The positive feedback from our clients means a great deal to me, and also reflects the excellent work that our entire firm provides to our clients."

Recognized worldwide for its thorough guides to the legal profession, Chambers USA is published by London-based Chambers and Partners. Recognition in Chambers USA is based on thousands of interviews with attorneys and clients to identify those lawyers and law firms that demonstrate the top technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, diligence, commitment and other qualities most valued by clients.

Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Mr. Godwin is also a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). He is recognized regularly among The Best Lawyers in America, the Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America, Texas Super Lawyers, D Magazine's "Best Lawyers in Dallas", the Dallas Business Journal "Top Defenders", and among the "50 Lions of the Texas Bar" by Texas Lawbook. In addition, he has been honored with the Distinguished Alumni Award from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, named an Alumnus of the Year by the University of Memphis, and inducted into that school's Business Hall of Fame.

Recognized on the list of the US News & World Report Best Law Firms since 2014, Godwin Bowman PC PC is a trial and appellate law firm based in Dallas, Texas. The Firm, with an accomplished team of trial lawyers, focuses on a wide array of legal matters including commercial litigation, appellate law, employment law, energy, zoning and condemnation, accountants and lawyers professional liability defense, family law, bankruptcy, trust and estate litigation and more. The firm's attorneys represent Fortune 500 companies, middle-market leaders and individuals in some of the nation's most public and high-stakes trials, and have done so for more than 35 years. To learn more about Godwin Bowman & Martinez, visit

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