Bowden Law, LLC was founded in February 2013 by Emory Law graduate, Henry L. Bowden III, an Atlanta native. Henry was a 2001 graduate of The Rectory School in Pomfret, CT, and a 2004 graduate of The Westminster Schools in Atlanta, Georgia. Henry received a Bachelor of Arts from Emory University in 2008, and returned to Emory Law School, earning his Juris Doctorate in 2012. Before attending law school, Henry worked in the Atlanta office of King & Spalding, LLP, as a project assistant. While in law school, Henry was involved in the Student Bar Association, served as a mentor in the SBA Mentor/Mentee Program, and was an Admission Ambassador. While in law school, Henry interned for the Hon. Michael Johnson in the Supreme Court of Fulton County and the Hon. Julie Carnes in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. After graduating, he interned for the Hon. Robert Flournoy III, in the Supreme Court of Cobb County.
Henry is an active member of the State Bar of Georgia, the Atlanta Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. Growing up, Henry was a lifelong scout in the Boy Scouts of America, reaching that organization’s highest rank, Eagle Scout, in 2004. Henry was a 4-year member of the varsity cross country team at Emory University (Division III), and a 3-year member of the varsity cross country and track & field teams at The Westminster Schools. Henry is also a member of the Georgia Beta Chapter of the Phi Delta Theta Fraternity and a lifelong member of Northside United Methodist Church.
Henry is a fourth generation Atlanta lawyer, following in the footsteps of his great-grandfather, John Bowden, his grandfather, Henry L. Bowden, his father, Henry L. Bowden Jr., his mother, Jeanne J. Bowden, and his aunt, Ellen Bowden. Henry’s sister, Caroline Bowden Stockdale, graduated from the University of Virginia (2004), the Savannah College of Art and Design (Atlanta Campus, 2008). Her husband, Spencer A. Stockdale, is an associate at King & Spalding, LLP, and graduated from the University of Virginia (2004) and Vanderbilt University Law School (2009).