Christopher Cowan
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Christopher R. Cowan


Chris Cowan's greatest strength is his ability to cut through the unnecessary noise and gamesmanship involved in most lawsuits - allowing him to efficiently and persuasively present his client’s story to the court. Chris represents individuals and businesses in an array of civil litigations and appeals involving claims of fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and misappropriation of trade secrets, to name a few.  He also has extensive experience in guiding clients through the related federal and state government investigations and criminal prosecutions that often run tandem to such civil suits. 

Professional Activities and Memberships

Austin Bar Association

Austin Young Lawyers Association

Awards and Rankings

Recognized as a "Rising Star" in Business Litigation by Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers Texas, 2014 - 2017

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Publications and Presentations

Austin Attorney Participates in Legal Victory, Austin Legal News, June 2016

An Unworkable Rule of Law: The ADA, Education and Sovereign Immunity; An Argument For Overruling, Seminole Tribe of Florida v. Florida Consistent with Stare Decisis, 80 S. Cal. L. Rev. 347 (2007)


J.D., University of Southern California, 2007
- Order of the Coif
- Senior Submissions Editor, Law Review
- Shattuck Award:  recognizing outstanding contributions to the school and legal scholarship

B.S., Northwestern University, 1997


State Bar of Texas

Southern District of Texas

State Bar of California

Central District of California

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals