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.
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