Reas Bowman

Reas Bowman

Reas Bowman


Tel: (312) 368-0100
Fax: (312) 368-0111


Law Bulletin Media Emerging Lawyer 2018
Illinois Rising Stars 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2013


Reas Bowman resolves clients’ business disputes. He has been a commercial litigator since his admission to the Illinois Bar in 2005.  Reas primarily represents businesses in real estate, construction and contract disputes. Reas is also an experienced class action attorney, having represented clients in several cases involving business torts.

Reas is experienced in all phases of commercial litigation, including trials and appeals, arbitration and mediation. Reas’s experience is wide-ranging and includes defending a Fortune 500 financial institution before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and representing clients in the prosecution and defense of  consumer fraud and deceptive trade practice claims. Reas also regularly represents property owners and developers, secured debt holders, and contractors in state and federal court throughout Illinois.

Reas’s appellate experience includes successfully handling more than two dozen appeals in state and federal courts.  Reas has argued before multiple courts of appeals.


Chicago-Kent College of Law

DePauw University

Courts and Bar Admissions


Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, Northern District of Illinois, and Southern District of Illinois


Illinois Supreme Court


Reas serves as a member of the Chicago Bar Association’s Judicial Evaluation Committee, investigating and evaluating persons being considered for judicial office. He is also an avid photographer and member of the Active Transportation Alliance.

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