DALLAS – Highly respected Texas trial lawyer, Donald E. Godwin, is pleased to announce that Bruce W. Bowman Jr. and Jenny L. Martinez have become name shareholders in the newly rebranded trial law firm, Godwin Bowman & Martinez, which has offices in Dallas and Houston.

Mr. Bowman serves as the Firm's Executive Vice President and General Counsel. Ms. Martinez is Executive Vice President and Secretary/Treasurer. Together they co-chair the firm’s commercial litigation section.

As a highly-respected trial and appellate attorney, Mr. Bowman represents plaintiffs and defendants in many areas of commercial litigation, including securities, trade secret litigation, trust and estate litigation and professional liability. He played a significant role in the firm's successful defense of Halliburton during the historic Deepwater Horizon/BP Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill litigation as a member of the firm's trial team. Having been Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1978, he has been recognized for many years among the ranks of Texas Super Lawyers. In addition, he is a longtime member of the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).

Ms. Martinez is a distinguished and experienced trial lawyer, whose practice includes banking, trust and estate litigation, contracts, business torts, energy, and real estate. A key member of the firm’s trial team in the successful defense of Halliburton in the landmark Deepwater Horizon/BP Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill litigation, she has been named multiple times to the list of Texas Super Lawyers, and to DMagazine’s list of the Best Lawyers in Dallas.

Godwin Bowman & Martinez PC is a trial and appellate law firm with offices in Dallas and Houston, Texas. The firm focuses on a wide array of legal matters including commercial litigation, appellate law, employment law, energy, zoning and condemnation, accountants and lawyers professional liability defense, family law, bankruptcy, trust and estate litigation and more. The firm's attorneys represent Fortune 500 companies, middle-market leaders and individuals in some of the nation's most public and high-stakes trials, and have done so for more than 35 years. To learn more about Godwin Bowman & Martinez, visit http://www.godwinlaw.com.