Charles J. Bowen will be the featured speaker at the RCA Luncheon in March. He is the Founder of The Bowen Law Group and Southern Gateway Production Services.
Based out of Savannah, Charles Bowen is a business attorney who focuses on commercial, banking, entertainment and manufacturing law and also offers comprehensive mediation services. Charles attended Mercer University in Macon, Georgia where he graduated summa cum laude with honors in both psychology and political science. Upon graduating from Georgetown University Law Center in 1995, he moved to Savannah and established a corporate law practice. He has developed a reputation as one of Savannah’s most experienced attorneys in entertainment law.
Charles is recognized within the Savannah film community for his formation of the Savannah Film Alliance in 2015. The organization promotes the film community within Savannah and the greater Coastal Empire through advocacy and action via education, outreach and collaboration. He has recently founded Southern Gateway Production Services to ensure a seamless experience for out-of-town producers coming to Savannah to film their projects.
After going through a significant vetting process, Southern Gateway Production Services became signatory to all IATSE National Term Agreements. IATSE is the union that represents the vast majority of film and television crew. This allows Southern Gateway clients to gain access to the most favorable terms and conditions offered in the industry.
Charles was named “Business Advocate of the Year” in 2015 by the Savannah Morning News. In 2016, Charles received the Helen V. Head Small Business Advocate Award from the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce. He also chaired the 24th Annual Kiss-a-Pig campaign on behalf of the American Diabetes Association.
He has received the Martindale-Hubbell® AV® Preeminent™ rating, the highest rating based upon confidential surveys sent to other attorneys. Charles has been selected by the members of the State Bar of Georgia as one of Georgia Trend’s 12th Annual Legal Elite in two categories: Business Law and Corporate Law. He is the author of two eBooks.