Jenner & Block

Michael K. Lowman is a member of the litigation department.  Drawing on his years of experience as counsel for the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Enforcement, he represents public companies and their officers and directors in SEC investigations, securities class actions, individual suits by securities holders and derivative actions.  Mr. Lowman has also handled many high stakes corporate and commercial cases, ranging from complex multi-party construction matters and commercial contract litigation to insurance coverage disputes and consumer class action defense.  Mr. Lowman has also served as an expert witness on behalf of foreign securities regulators concerning international cross-border securities investigations.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Lowman served for five years as an attorney at the SEC’s Division of Enforcement, serving as both as Senior Counsel and as Assistant Chief Litigation Counsel.  During this time, he acted as primary trial counsel in a wide variety of civil and administrative enforcement actions.  He investigated and, where necessary, tried complex financial fraud cases and also worked closely with federal, state and foreign criminal law enforcement agencies in parallel criminal proceedings arising out of SEC investigations.  He received two Division Director Awards for his contributions to the Commission as a trial attorney.

Mr. Lowman is a member of the firm’s Securities Litigation and Enforcement, Class Action and Securities Practices.  He serves the Firm as a member of its Associate Development and Evaluation Committee.