John G. Dowd

Special Counsel

80 Exchange Street
PO Box 5250
Binghamton, NY 13901
(607) 723-5341
(607) 723-6605


B.A., University of Notre Dame, 1976 (cum laude)
J.D., Albany Law School of Union University, 1979 (cum laude)
LL.M. (Taxation), Villanova University School of Law, 2003

Professional Memberships

Broome County Bar Association
New York Bar Association
Florida Bar Association
National Association of Royalty Owners (NARO)
Electric & Gas Industries Association (EGIA)
Panel Member, Union Privilege (UPLS)
Empire State Petroleum Association (ESPA)
Former Chair, NYS Work. Comp. Board Practices & Procedures Committee

John G. Dowd

John G. Dowd has rejoined Hinman, Howard & Kattell, LLP effective January 1, 2019. John is a member of the firm’s Energy & Environmental Law, Tax Law, Business, Corporate & Securities Law, Wills, Trust & Estates, and Commercial Real Estate Practice Groups.

With more than forty years experience, John concentrates his practice in Energy and Environmental Law including Oil & Gas and Solar Energy. Mr. Dowd is a member of the National Association of Royalty Owners (NARO), Electric & Gas Industries Association (EGIA), Empire State Petroleum Association (ESPA), Panel Member of Union Privilege, Former Chair, for NYS Workers’ Compensation Board Practices & Procedures Committee and has served as General Counsel to alternative energy distributors.

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John is a very active in the local community. He serves as Director and President of the Catholic Education Founding of the Southern Tier; Board Member, Binghamton University Athletic Council; Director, Mirabito Family Foundation; Member and Former Director, Notre Dame Monogram Club; Member & Former President, Notre Dame Alumni Club of the Southern Tier; Former Director, AVRE (f/k/a Blind Work Assoc.) and the AVRE Foundation; Former Director, Muscular Dystrophy Association; Administrator, Saints Lacrosse Website; and a Member, Binghamton Country Club.

While attending Notre Dame, he was the Captain of the ’76 Fighting Irish wrestling team.