Everett Bowman Receives 2015 Stanback Volunteer Conservationist of the Year AwardPDF
Everett Bowman, an attorney with Robinson Bradshaw, received the 2015 NC Land Trust Stanback Volunteer Conservationist of the Year Award. North Carolina’s 24 local land trusts honored Bowman for his philanthropy and passion for protecting the places he loves.
NC Land Trust Awards are given annually to businesses, nonprofits, governments and individuals who lead efforts to protect the state’s streams and lakes, forests, farms, parkland and wildlife habitat, thereby protecting clean drinking water and air quality, local food and outdoor recreation.
“I believe that, as citizens and as human beings, our greatest responsibility and ethical calling is stewardship of the Earth,” said Bowman.
Bowman has served on the board of the North Carolina League of Conservation Voters since 2011, and he received the League’s 2014 Catalyst Award for his leadership in creating change and bringing attention to important environmental issues.
An antitrust lawyer and complex commercial litigator, Bowman has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America© for antitrust, bet-the-company litigation, commercial litigation, health care and litigation – antitrust. He was also named Charlotte Litigation – Antitrust Lawyer of the Year 2011-13 and 2015.
Bowman earned his law degree cum laude in 1979 from Harvard Law School. He graduated summa cum laude from Harvard College in 1975 and served as a Henry Fellow at Christ’s College, Cambridge University from 1975 to 1976.