About Curtis L. Bowe

Curtis L. Bowe


Curtis L. Bowe, III has dedicated his career to representing individuals, as well as private and public entities across diverse industries in active litigation and trial practice. He has represented entities and individuals in telecommunications, electronics, general civil and complex litigation, juvenile and family (domestic), security, crisis intervention/crisis response, admiralty/maritime and marine law, regulatory and compliance, healthcare regulatory and compliance (large health care systems and privately held companies), as well as civil rights, discrimination, labor and employment, and special education litigation. He has done so before state and federal courts and administrative agencies throughout Tennessee and the United States. His experience includes litigation involving vendor dispute liability, covenants not to compete, employee fiduciary duty of loyalty disputes, contractual disputes, a litany of discrimination claims, as well as common law claims arising under federal and state law.


Vanderbilt University, 1994

Duke University, B.A. 1991, B.N. Duke Leadership Scholar


  • Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • S. District Courts for the Eastern, Western, and Middle Districts of Tennessee
  • United States District Court for the District of Connecticut
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District Michigan
  • All Tennessee State Courts


  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law, Class of 2012
  • Chattanooga Bar Association Board of Governors (present)
  • Board of Directors Chattanooga Zoo (present)
  • Board of Directors Erlanger Health System Foundation (present)
  • Adjunct Professor Criminal Justice – The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (present)
  • Tennessee Bar Association Executive Council Litigation Section (2012 to present)
  • Tennessee Bar Association Public Education Committee (2012 to present)
  • Tennessee Bar Association Federal Litigation Committee (2012 to present)


  • Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished Peer Rated for High Professional Achievement
  • TBA Leadership Law Larry Dean Wilks Leadership Award