Owen is a trial attorney and legal advisor for leading companies and distinctive brands. Owen works with clients in heavily regulated industries to help them get ahead of the litigation risks they face. And when disputes arise, clients turn to Owen to guide them through pre-trial litigation, trial, and appeals in jurisdictions throughout the country.

Owen is a partner in BFKN’s Litigation Group and a first-chair trial attorney representing manufacturers and distributors, fashion and luxury retail brands, financial institutions, real estate investment companies, and law firms in individual and class actions arising under federal and state constitutions and statutes, as well as contract, tort, and fiduciary duty laws.

Owen serves as co-chair of BFKN’s Motor Vehicle Group. He regularly advises and litigates on behalf of automobile, motorcycle, truck, and powersports manufacturers and distributors, as well as captive finance companies, in motor vehicle distribution and franchise matters, such as buy-sell transactions and rights of first refusal, establishments and relocations, terminations, incentive programs, facility programs, sales performance standards, allocation practices, and warranty compensation practices.

Owen is also co-chair of BFKN’s Antitrust & Commercial Competition Group. Owen counsels and litigates on behalf of companies in various industries and sectors—banking, automotive, luxury goods, and manufacturing, among others—in a wide range of antitrust and competition matters arising under the federal Sherman, Clayton, and Robinson-Patman Acts, as well as state antitrust and unfair competition laws.

Owen is involved in firm life at BFKN. He is chair of BFKN’s Recruiting Committee and a member of the DEI Committee.

Before joining BFKN, Owen practiced law in the New York City office of a large international law firm, where he focused on antitrust and securities litigation.



  • State of Illinois
  • State of New York
  • U.S. District Court - Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (Trial Bar)
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - 3rd Circuit


  • Hon. Richard Conway Casey, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York (2006-2007)


  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2005
  • Washington University in St. Louis, B.A., magna cum laude, 1999



Speaking Engagements


  • Litigation Star, Benchmark Litigation (2024)
  • Benchmark Litigation - Litigation Star
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