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Jessica John Bowman joins McAfee & Taft as litigation associate

October 11, 2010

McAfee & Taft, the state’s largest law firm, has announced that Jessica John Bowman, a former judicial clerk to two federal judges, has joined the firm as a litigation associate. Her practice is primarily focused on environmental, intellectual property and appellate litigation.

Prior to joining McAfee & Taft, John Bowman served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Judge Kenneth Ripple of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and for the Honorable Gregory Frizzell of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma.

John Bowman earned her bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Oklahoma in 2005 and went on to graduate summa cum laude from the University of Illinois College of Law in 2008. While in law school, she served as lectures editor for the University of Illinois Law Review and was named to the Order of the Coif.

Active in the Tulsa community, John Bowman serves as a board intern for Sustainable Tulsa and as a volunteer for South Tulsa Children’s Ballet, the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, and the Tulsa Zoo.

McAfee & Taft is a full-service civil practice firm serving clients nationally and internationally in the areas of aviation, bankruptcy and workouts, business law, business restructuring, corporate and securities, employee benefits, entertainment, environmental law, healthcare, intellectual property, labor and employment, litigation, Native American law, oil and gas, real estate, and tax and family wealth. The firm employs more than 300 Oklahomans, including 163 lawyers, and has offices in Tulsa and Oklahoma City.