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.

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.