Jim Lowe is a well-recognized antitrust practitioner. He joined the firm in 1994 after four years at the Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice. He has extensive experience handling merger and civil and criminal non-merger investigations at the Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission and other state and federal agencies, and is a skilled oral advocate. Mr. Lowe is also a seasoned business counselor on antitrust issues and has fashioned numerous innovative solutions to his clients' problems.
Mr. Lowe's practice includes merger clearance, civil and criminal investigations, trial court and appellate litigation and business counseling on a variety of antitrust issues. He also leads teams responding to the demands of large-scale litigations and government investigations. He regularly represents parties with competitive concerns about proposed transactions before federal and state antitrust agencies. Mr. Lowe has also represented parties in matters involving the Departments of Commerce, Transportation, Defense and Education; the Federal Communications Commission; the Surface Transportation Board; and various state attorneys general. He has extensive experience in a wide range of industries, including oil and gas, forest products, building materials, paper, airlines, railroads, telecommunications equipment and services, and financial services. In addition to antitrust, Mr. Lowe's practice extends to communications and transportation law and general litigation, and he has extensive experience in complex case management.