- December 14, 2020
Trial attorney Nicholas Gowen represents Fortune 500 companies and middle-market companies in commercial disputes in courts and arbitration forums. He handles cases involving intellectual property, trade secrets, unfair competition and employment litigation. In the past 18 months, he served as lead trial counsel for a U.S. manufacturer in an international arbitration involving a $10 million contract with a Chinese metal packaging conglomerate. Before joining Burke Warren MacKay & Serritella in 2016, Gowen was a partner at Honigman Miller Schwartz & Cohn. Between 2017 and last year, Gowen served as chair of the Chicago State University board of trustees. For 12 years, he was a visiting lecturer in the University of Illinois at Chicago political science department. Gowan is on the board of the Illinois Equal Justice Foundation.