James W. Lowe Joins Sidley as Partner


James W. Lowe

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sidley Austin LLP is pleased to announce that Jim Lowe has joined the firm as a partner in its Washington, D.C. office. He will be a member of Sidley’s Antitrust/Competition practice.

Mr. Lowe has considerable experience handling merger and civil and criminal non-merger investigations at the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal Trade Commission and other state and federal agencies. Earlier in his career, he spent four years in the Antitrust Division of the DOJ. He has led teams in large-scale litigations and government investigations and represented numerous clients with competitive concerns about proposed transactions. Mr. Lowe’s practice extends to complex case management and communications and transportation law. His knowledge spans a broad range of industries, including oil and gas, building materials, paper, airlines, railroads, telecommunications equipment and services and financial services.

“Jim’s significant experience in complicated merger clearance issues will augment our ability to support clients embarking on challenging M&A and private equity transactions,” said William Blumenthal, co-leader of Sidley’s global Antitrust/Competition practice. “We are delighted he has chosen to join our talented team of antitrust practitioners here at Sidley who focus on assisting clients with all types of high-stakes antitrust matters.”

With 1,900 lawyers in 20 offices around the globe, Sidley is a premier legal adviser for clients across the spectrum of industries. Follow Sidley on Twitter @SidleyLaw.

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