John P. Bowman
John P. Bowman serves as an expert on international petroleum contracts and as an arbitrator in international energy disputes. For 40 years he represented international energy companies in commercial and investment disputes, until his retirement from King & Spalding in 2020. He frequently writes and speaks on international arbitration and international energy topics.
In November 2017 John received the Institute for Energy Law's Lifetime Achievement in Energy Litigation Award, given to one energy litigator each year whose achievements "have won the admiration of his or her peers".
Fall 2022 marks his seventh year as an Adjunct Professor at the Georgetown University Law Center, where he teaches International Energy Arbitration. John taught International Commercial Arbitration at the University of Oklahoma College of Law from 2012-2016. He is also an honorary lecturer at the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy at the University of Dundee.