James W. Lowe - Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

James W. Lowe

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2009

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.

Harvard Law SchoolJ.D. 1989Yale UniversityBA 1985
ABA Section of Antitrust Law

Client Comments

"James Lowe has a savvy understanding of the agencies. He is a solid merger review specialist."

"Jim Lowe is among the best of the best. He combines the highest antitrust expertise with solid judgment of how US antitrust agencies will evaluate the issues. He has a healthy, pragmatic understanding of client needs and operational exigencies. "

Office Location

1875 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20006
United States

Practice Areas

Antitrust Law
Litigation - Antitrust

Other Information

Gender: Male