Mr. Bower has extensive experience in securities class actions, real estate and corporate litigation, and complex commercial litigation matters. Mr. Bower has been in the private practice of law since 1981. Prior to forming his own law firm, Law Offices of David E. Bower, in 1996, Mr. Bower practiced for two years with the law firm Hornberger & Criswell where he supervised and coordinated complex business litigation. From 1989 to 1994, he was a partner with the law firm Rivers & Bower where he handled business, construction, real estate, insurance, and personal injury litigation and business and real estate transactions. From 1984 to 1989, he practiced in the insurance bad faith defense and complex litigation department of the Los Angeles, California based law firm of Gilbert, Kelley, Crowley & Jennett. From 1981 to 1984, he practiced law in New York as a partner with the law firm Boysen, Scheffer & Bower.
Mr. Bower is a graduate of the Mediation Training Program at UCLA and has a certification in Advanced Mediation Techniques. He has presided in over 200 mediations since becoming certified and was on the Los Angeles Superior Court Pay Panel of mediators and arbitrators. He is the past Chairman of the Board of Directors of Mental Health Advocacy Services, a non-profit legal services firm in Los Angeles, where he remains an active board member. He was previously the President of the Board of A New Way of Life Reentry Project, a non-profit serving ex-convicts seeking reentry into society as productive citizens.
He graduated from State University of New York (at Buffalo) (B.A. 1977) and received his law degree from the Southwestern University School of Law (J.D. 1981). Mr. Bower is admitted to the bar in California and New York.