Robin J. Bowen is an alcohol beverage counsel in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP based in the Firm’s Washington, D.C. office. She is a member of the Firm’s Alcohol Beverages and Products Practice Group, where she focuses her practice on labeling, formulation and taxation of alcohol beverages, trade practices, advertising, licensing by federal and state alcohol beverage authorities as well as federal regulation of non-beverage alcohol. In addition, Robin assists importers and exporters of a wide range of products in U.S. Customs matters, including tariff classification, country of origin marking, valuation, rulings, protests, and compliance procedures. Robin also provides lobbying and strategic counseling services to individual clients and the Brewers Association.
Prior to joining the Firm, Robin clerked for the Honorable Eugene Siler of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. She also served as legislative director in the federal affairs division of a national health insurance trade association where her work focused on the development and execution of legislative strategies on various health care issues before the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.
Robin previously served as senior legislative assistant for U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, where she handled issues under the jurisdiction of the Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources and the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education.
Robin is admitted to practice in Kentucky and the District of Columbia.