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James A. Lowery

Partner
+1.214.939.4983
Fax +1.214.939.5849
Mr. Lowery has developed his litigation and trial practice with a focus on product liability, premises liability, toxic tort and commercial cases. He successfully tried to verdict several high risk cases on behalf of manufacturers, premises owners, and contractors in toxic tort lawsuits and product liability lawsuits. Mr. Lowery also maintains a significant practice in consulting to business, industry and the financial community on litigation-related issues.

Professional Background

Prior to joining K&L Gates, Mr. Lowery was a partner of a Dallas law firm. He also served for more than four years as lead in house counsel for a Fortune 500 corporation, supervising that company’s national asbestos, welding rod, and other toxic tort litigation. Mr. Lowery was listed in the Best Lawyers® 2014 and 2015 editions of Best Lawyers in America for Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants and recognized four times as a “Texas Super Lawyer” by Texas Monthly Magazine. Mr. Lowery is AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Florida Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • College of the State Bar of Texas

Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, Perrin Conferences Cutting Edge Issues in Asbestos Litigation, Beverly Hills, CA, February 2010
  • Speaker, Mealy’s Asbestos Litigation Conference, Washington, D.C., February 2007
  • Speaker, Texas Association of Defense Counsel, Colorado Springs, CO, July 2006
  • Speaker, Defense Research Institute Asbestos Medicine Seminar, San Diego, CA, November 2004
  • Speaker, Mealey’s Wall Street Asbestos Forum, New York, NY, April 2004
  • Speaker, Association of Energy Servicing Companies Conference, San Antonio, TX, February 2004
  • Chairman and Speaker, Mealey’s Asbestos Premises Liability Conference, San Francisco, CA, December 2003
  • Speaker, Defense Research Institute Asbestos Medicine Seminar, Miami, FL, November 2003
  • Speaker, Mealey’s National Asbestos Conference, Philadelphia, PA, September 2003
  • Speaker, Mealey’s Silica Litigation Conference, Atlanta, GA, May 2003
  • Chairman and Speaker, Critical Issues in Mass Tort Litigation, The Texas Lawyer, Dallas, TX, April 2003
  • Chairman and Speaker, Mealey’s Asbestos Premises Liability Conference, Philadelphia, PA, February 2003
  • Speaker, Mealey’s National Asbestos Conference, Philadelphia, PA, February 2002
  • Speaker, Bear Stearns Asbestos Litigation Conference, New York, NY, November 2000