Brennan Bowen is an Associate with Holtzman Vogel’s Phoenix Office, where he practices compliance, litigation, and appeals in the areas of redistricting, First Amendment, election law, campaign finance, lobbying and ethics, political committees, and tax-exempt organizations.

Prior to joining the firm, Brennan served in all three branches of Arizona’s government. He was a judicial law clerk to the Honorable John Lopez IV, Justice of the Arizona Supreme Court; a legal intern for Arizona Governor Doug Ducey’s Office of General Counsel; a Janet D. Steiger Fellow and a summer law clerk for the Arizona Attorney General’s Office; and a legal intern for the Senate Rules Committee of the Arizona Legislature. Brennan also served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Susan Brnovich, Judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona; a Ronald Reagan Fellow with the Goldwater Institute; and a legislative liaison with the Center for Arizona Policy.

His work in the public sector is complimented by the time he spent doing litigation and transactional work as a law clerk with a highly respected Arizona firm.

While in law school, Brennan participated in four fellowships, served in leadership for two student organizations, and accumulated over 125 hours of pro bono service.

Brennan loves spending time with his wife and daughters and enjoys college football, woodworking, western literature, and Arizona trail hiking.

Clerkship/Government Experience

  • Judicial Law Clerk, Judge Susan Brnovich, U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona (2021 – 2022 Term)
  • Judicial Law Clerk, Justice John Lopez IV, Arizona Supreme Court (2020 – 2021 Term)
  • Legal Intern, Office of General Counsel, Governor Doug Ducey
  • Janet D. Steiger Fellow, Consumer Protection and Antitrust Units, Arizona Attorney General’s Office
  • Legal Intern, Senate Rules Committee, Arizona Legislature
  • Law Clerk, Government Accountability & Special Litigation Unit. Arizona Attorney General’s Office
  • Federalist Society, Phoenix Chapter, Member
  • Christian Legal Society, Phoenix Chapter, Board Member
  • Arizona Christian University, Outstanding Alumni Award, 2021
  • Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, J.D., 2020
    • Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, Editor (2019– 2020)
    • Federalist Society, Vice President (2019– 2020) and National Student Symposium Chair (2018– 2019)
    • Christian Legal Society, President (2018– 2019)
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award, The Litigation Experience
    • Dean’s Recruitment Award
    • High Pro Bono Distinction
    • Blackstone Legal Fellow (2018)
    • Ronald Reagan Fellow (2018) (Goldwater Institute)
    • Janet D. Steiger Fellow (2019) (ABA Antitrust Law Section)
    • Christian Legal Society Fellow (2019)
  • Arizona Christian University, B.S., Summa Cum Laude, 2016, Secondary Science Education & Biblical Studies Minor
    • Sigma Lambda (Award for academics and leadership)
    • Football: 3–Year Captain, 1st Team All-Conference
    • Track and Field: Shotput, Discus, & Javelin, 2nd Team All-Conference for Shotput
    • Cliff Hamlow Champion of Character
    • National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete, 1st Team
    • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
    • Sports Mentorship and Character Development
  • Arizona Bar
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit