Bailey Glasser Brings on Wayne Bowman as Land Specialist


Washington, DC, August 10, 2020 – The national law firm Bailey Glasser LLP has hired B. Wayne Bowman II as a Land Specialist in the firm’s Charleston, WV office. Wayne brings more than 20 years of experience with the largest natural gas producer in the US. During his time there, Wayne assembled teams responsible for the readying of over 1,000 drillable horizontal wells. He is experienced in negotiating lease, right-of-way and other agreements with surface, oil and gas, and coal interests.

“We are pleased to welcome Wayne to Bailey Glasser,” said Brian R. Swiger, a Charleston based partner who heads the firm’s large Energy Litigation practice group. “Wayne’s experience and knowledge are a welcome addition to our team. The skills he has will allow us to continue providing our clients with excellent service."

Wayne will focus on property and lease rights issues with special attention afforded to oil and gas related projects. “Bailey Glasser is a respected and admired firm. I am honored to join such a dynamic and hardworking team.” he said. “My perspective, combined with the talented lawyers at BG, will create an environment where we all gain knowledge and drive excellent results for our clients.”

Wayne is a Certified Professional Landman as accredited by the American Association of Professional Landmen.

“I am so glad Wayne Bowman has joined us. Much of Bailey Glasser’s work requires specialized and technical knowledge from the beginning. Our firm has always stood out by having in-house, non-lawyer investigators and experts to work alongside our lawyers,” said Benjamin Bailey, the firm’s co-cofounder. “Wayne‘s years of experience and proven track record of success will make us better, and enhance our energy litigation arsenal for our clients.”

About Bailey Glasser LLP

Bailey Glasser was founded in 1999 by Ben Bailey and Brian Glasser in Charleston, West Virginia. Since then the firm has grown to more than 50 lawyers located in 12 offices including Birmingham, AL; Oakland, CA; Washington, DC; Wilmington, DE; St. Petersburg, FL; Boston, MA; St Louis, MO; Chicago, IL; Cherry Hill, NJ; Westchester, NY; and Morgantown and Charleston, WV. Plaintiffs and defendants rely on Bailey Glasser to handle the most challenging and consequential legal issues – regionally and nationwide – using a trial-focused approach to protect the interests of its clients. The firm’s corporate lawyers handle business matters ranging from the negotiation and execution of billions of dollars in commercial transactions, to IPOs, to assisting foreign businesses with investments in US assets.

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