Kathryn Bowen is a commercial litigator. Prior to joining Keker, Van Nest & Peters, Ms. Bowen clerked for the Honorable Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California and the Honorable John T. Noonan, Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Ms. Bowen earned her J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law, and graduated with high distinction from the University of California, Berkeley. During law school, Ms. Bowen served as a law clerk in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney's Office in Oakland.
Ms. Bowen has a background and interest in food law. Before beginning her legal career, she worked as a consultant at the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome, Italy. She has also published several articles dealing with food regulation.
"Protecting Regulatory Expressions of Food Populism Through Interstate Cooperation," 85 Tennessee Law Review (2017)
"The Poultry Products Inspection Act and California's Foie Gras Ban: An Analysis of the Canards Decision and Its Implications for California's Animal Agriculture Industry," 104 California Law Review 1009 (2016)
"Review of Food Crises and the WTO by Baris Karapinar and Christian Haberli (Eds.)," 32 Berkeley Journal of International Law 445 (2014)
"U.S. Domestic Politics and International Political Economy: An Introduction to the Special Issue" 13 Business and Politics 1 (2011)