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James W Lowe

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Practice Areas

Jim Lowe is an experienced antitrust lawyer who focuses his practice on merger and civil and criminal non-merger investigations. He is a skilled oral advocate and advocates for his clients at federal and state agencies and in trial court and appellate litigation. He regularly provides counseling on antitrust and related issues regarding distribution, licensing and transactions. Jim has experience working with the Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, the Departments of Commerce, Transportation, Defense and Education, among other state and federal agencies. He regularly represents entities with competitive concerns about proposed transactions.

Jim’s clients are in a variety of industries, including oil and gas, forest products, building materials, paper, airlines, railroads, telecommunications and financial services. In addition to antitrust, he has practiced in the areas of communications and transportation law, and general litigation. Jim has extensive experience in complex matter management.

Professional Memberships

Jim has long held leadership positions in the ABA Section of Antitrust Law. He was a member of the section’s Advisory Board on Section Reserves, and previously served on the Section’s Council from 2011–2014 and as chair of the Mergers and Acquisitions Committee from 2008 to 2011.