Donald J. Bowman, Jr.

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Don joined Young Conaway in 2005. Since joining the firm, he has focused his practice on the representation of corporations as debtors and debtors-in-possession in several large and complex chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings as well as the representation of other major constituents in chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings, including administrative agents, secured lenders and various other creditors. As part of his practice, Don has represented public and privately held companies that operate in a variety of industries in both the District of Delaware as well as the Southern District of New York. His current and past debtor and debtor-in-possession representations include, among others, the Los Angeles Dodgers, LLC, Flying J Inc., Building Materials Holding Corporation, AgFeed USA, LLC, Carey Limousine L.A., Inc., Neenah Enterprises, Inc., R.H. Donnelly Corporation, Telogy, LLC, Questex Media Group, Inc., and Indalex Holdings Finance, Inc. He also currently represents or has recently represented secured lenders in the chapter 11 bankruptcy cases of Harry & David Holdings, Inc. and Trico Marine Services, Inc. 

In addition to representing debtors and debtors-in-possession and various other major constituents, Don has also represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the chapter 11 proceeding of Aspen Executive Air, LLC.

After graduating law school, Don served as a law clerk for the Honorable Mary F. Walrath in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware from 2003 through 2004.


  • Helen S. Balick Award for excellence in Bankruptcy studies

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Delaware State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association