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Clint Cowan

Clint Cowan is an associate at LPHS, where he represents businesses and individuals in a wide array of complex commercial cases. He has represented energy companies in litigation involving construction and engineering disputes, regulatory compliance, and contractual claims. He has represented brands in the retail and travel industries in claims for trade secret misappropriation. He has extensive experience in noncompete cases involving departed employees, having secured and defended against claims for injunctive relief. And he has experience in insurance coverage litigation, commercial lease disputes, and antitrust litigation.

Clint also maintains an active First Amendment commercial speech practice on behalf of clients engaged in door-to-door sales. He and others at the firm regularly litigate § 1983 challenges to solicitation bans and curfews, license restrictions, and solicitation bonds and fees. These efforts have led to ordinance changes in more than 100 municipalities nationwide, and preliminary and permanent injunctions in federal courts in Colorado, New York, and New Jersey.

Clint attended the University of Virginia School of Law, where he was Managing Editor of the Virginia Law & Business Review and President of Virginia Law Families. Clint was also a member of the Appellate Litigation Clinic, through which he and a classmate won an abuse-of-discretion ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit on behalf of a client serving a federal sentence. Prior to law school, Clint graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and taught high school math for four years through the Memphis Teacher Residency.

Clint and his wife Lizzie are the busy and proud parents of three young children.

  • University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, B.A. in Economics and Religious Studies, Phi Beta Kappa
  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D.
    • Virginia Law & Business Review, Managing Editor
    • Virginia Law Families, President
  • Best Lawyers "Ones to Watch," 2021