John G. Dowd, Esq.

Title: Attorney at Law
Phone: (607) 744-3961
Fax: (607) 786-8683


  • B.A, University of Notre Dame, 1976 (cum laude)
  • J.D., Albany Law School of Union University, 1979 (cum laude)
  • Member of the Albany Law Review and Justinian Society
  • LL.M. (Taxation), Villanova University School of Law, 2003



  • New York and Florida, 1980
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York


Legal practice areas:

  • Commercial Real Estate/Leasing
  • Corporate/Business (formation, compliance, divorce)
  • Energy (including Oil & Gas, Solar, etc.)
  • Federal & State Taxation
  • Trusts & Estates
  • General Practice
  • Disability Benefits


Professional organizations:

  • Broome County, New York and Florida Bar Associations
  • National Association of Royalty Owners (NARO)
  • Electric & Gas Industries Association (EGIA)
  • Panel Member, Union Privilege (UPLS)
  • Empire State Petroleum Association (ESPA)
  • Former Chair, NYS Workers’ Compensation Board Practices & Procedures Committee


Community involvement:

  • Director & President, Catholic Education Foundation of the Southern Tier, Inc.
  • Board Member, Binghamton University Athletic Council
  • Member and Former Director, Notre Dame Monogram Club
  • Member & Former President, Notre Dame Alumni Club of the Southern Tier
  • Director, Mirabito Family Foundation
  • Former Director, AVRE (f/k/a Blind Work Assoc.) & the AVRE Foundation
  • Former Director, Muscular Dystrophy Association
  • Administrator, Saints Lacrosse Website
  • Member, Binghamton Country Club
  • Director, Don Hengel Memorial Sports Classic to benefit the Catholic Schools of Broome County


Personal and Additional Info:

  • Over 30 years of experience in energy law and taxation,
  • Former partner at Hinman, Howard & Kattell.
  • General Counsel to Earthsponse LLC (an alternative energy distributor)
  • Born in Rochester, New York. McQuaid Jesuit High School (1972)
  • Captain of the ’76 Fighting Irish wrestling team

Professional Profiles