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CLEVELAND, May 1, 2019 - Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP (Calfee) is pleased to announce Michael W. Bowen has joined the firm as an Associate in its Government Relations and Legislation group.

Bringing nearly a decade of political experience, Bowen has directed or help direct local, presidential and county-wide ballot campaigns, including serving as the campaign manager for the re-election of Cleveland Mayor Frank G. Jackson to an unprecedented fourth-term. He will use that experience to help clients develop legislative strategies and support programs on issues that affect and impact their particular business.

Prior to joining Calfee, Bowen was an attorney with the Government Relations and Litigation practice groups at the law firm of Taft Stettinius & Hollister.

Bowen earned his B.A. in history from Miami University and his J.D. from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, where he served as an editor of the Cleveland State Law Review and a member of the Fredrick Douglass Moot Court team.

“We are thrilled to have Michael join our growing Government Relations practice,” said Leah Pappas Porner, Chair of Calfee’s Government Relations and Legislation group. “His knowledge and perspective will be extremely valuable as we continue to advocate for our clients throughout Ohio and in Washington, D.C.”

About Calfee’s Government Relations and Legislation Practice Group
Calfee’s Government Relations and Legislation team spans across the state of Ohio and our nation's capital, with four offices in Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati, and Washington, D.C. The group continuously builds and strengthens relationships with key decision makers, from legislative aides to top lawmakers and officials, to advocate for the firm’s clients and provide sophisticated solutions for their business needs.

About Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP
Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP is a full-service corporate law firm with offices in Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Columbus, Ohio, and Washington, D.C., serving business, governmental and individual clients in the U.S. and globally. As a founding member of Lex Mundi, Calfee offers international representation through a network of independent law firms with access to 21,000 attorneys located in more than 100 countries.



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