Biography Overview

Elizabeth R.P. Bowen is a successful complex litigation attorney and a Jacksonville, Florida native. After successfully litigating cases on the basis of e-discovery, and working as a Project Manager for an international e-discovery full-service platform, Ms. Bowen joined Morgan & Morgan’s complex litigation practice to establish a state of the art E-Discovery practice to serve the needs Morgan & Morgan and outside entities.

Prior to her E-Discovery leadership role, Ms. Bowen was a partner in a firm handling complex business litigation, Chapter 11 reorganizations, adversary proceedings and dischargeability litigation. Ms. Bowen also has a financial services background and has served as both a bank officer and Resolution Manager for the FDIC. Ms. Bowen began her career working for Charles E. Bennett (D-FL), in Washington, D.C. and spent over a decade litigating complex international trade cases before the International Trade Commission and representing clients in unfair trade practice actions before the United States Trade Representative.

Practice Area

  • Business Law
  • Business Reorganization
  • Class Action
  • Complex Business Litigation * E-Discovery
  • Mass Tort

Awards and Recognitions

  • Associate Editor & Publications Committee Co-Chair, FEDERAL CIRCUIT BAR JOURNAL, 1991-96.
  • Author, Business As Usual: Section 337 Practice Unfettered by Amendments, IP LITIGATOR (1995).
  • Author, Routine Vacatur: The Supreme Court Strikes the Balance in Favor of Finality, 3 FED. CIR. B. J. 259 (Fall 1993).
  • Author, Jurisdiction Over Terrorists Who Take Hostages: Efforts to Stop Terror-Violence Against United States Citizens, 2 AM. U. J. INT'L L. & POL'Y 153 (Fall 1987).
  • Adjunct Professor, International Legal Studies Program, American University Washington College of Law, Washington, D.C., 1988-96.

Bar Admissions

  • The Florida Bar
  • The District of Columbia Bar
  • The Pennsylvania Bar (inactive)
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • 11th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • 4th Circuit Court of Appeals


  • Jacksonville Bar Association
  • Florida Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Jacksonville Bar Association
  • Jacksonville Bankruptcy Bar Association
  • Jacksonville Beaches Bar Association
  • Federal Circuit Bar Association
  • Beaches Hospitality Network
  • Association of Women in International Trade


  • Sophie Newcomb College of Tulane University, BA 1981
  • Washington College of Law, The American University, J.D. 1987