Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard LLP (CDAS) is expanding its litigation, entertainment, and intellectual property practice with the strategic hire of litigator and entertainment attorney Lindsay W. Bowen, who has joined the firm as a partner.
Lindsay’s practice focuses on the interplay between creativity and technology. He represents individuals and companies, from household names to the up-and-coming, across a wide range of creative industries, including advertising, app development, fashion, film, hospitality, music, podcasting, television, and theatre. Prior to joining Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard LLP, Lindsay was an attorney in the Content, Media & Entertainment practice of Jenner & Block. There, he represented music, film, television, and theatre clients in copyright ownership and enforcement litigation, royalty disputes, and in the negotiation of a variety of traditional and digital media transactions.Lindsay began his legal career at the law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore, where he represented clients in music, film, television, fashion, and aerospace industries. Before joining Cravath, he served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Charles P. Sifton, U.S.D.J., in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Before attending law school, Lindsay co-founded The 24 Hour Company, where he continues to produce The 24 Hour Plays and The 24 Hour Musicals on Broadway and around the world, with notable artists such as Oscar Isaac, Jennifer Aniston, Anthony Mackie, Billy Crudup, David Cross, Scarlett Johanson, Benedict Cummerbatch, Chris Rock, Peter Dinklage, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Liev Schrieber. He was also the Managing Director of The Play Company.
Lindsay currently serves on the boards of The 24 Hour Company; INTAR Theatre, one of the country’s oldest Latino theatre companies; and on the emerging leaders council of BRIC, which produces the popular concert series, Celebrate Brooklyn.