James S. Lowrie

James S. Lowrie: Attorney with Jones, Waldo, Holbrook & McDonough A Professional Corporation AV stamp icon
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Corporate, commercial and business litigation, Labor and employment law; general counseling; lawyer training and mentoring; Mediation and arbitration. I have served in various Jones Waldo leadership and governance positions include Board Chair, Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Litigation Department Chair, Labor and Employment Practice Group Leader. I have served on various community and non-profit boards, including Utah Symphony Opera (Salt Lake City, Utah); Red Butte Gardens and State Arboretum (Salt lake City, Utah) including as Chair and Vice Chair, Keweenaw Community Foundation (Houghton, Michigan); Copper Country United Way (Houghton, Michigan). I have conducted litigation cases in state and/or federal courts including trial and appellate courts in Utah, Arizona, California, Florida, Idaho, Iowa, Michigan, New Mexico, New York, Washington State, Washington D.C., Wisconsin and Wyoming and before various state and federal administrative agencies.


•Clerk, Jones Waldo, 1971
•Attorney at Law, Jones Waldo, 1972


•Best Lawyers in America, 1995-2015 (20 years)
•Utah Business magazine, Legal Elite, 2006-2011
•Super Lawyers, 2007, 2009-2012

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Litigation
  • Antitrust
  • Appellate Litigation
  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Competitive Issues
  • Employment and Labor Law
  • Healthcare Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
801.534.7310  Phone
University Attended:
University of Utah, B.S., 1967
Law School Attended:
University of Utah, J.D., Member, Board of Editors, Utah Law Review, Order of the Coif, Utah Constitution Revision Commission Research Staff, Criminal Law and Tax Teaching Assistant, 1972
Year of First Admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. District Court, District of Utah; U.S. District Court, District of Arizona; U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; 1972, Utah; 2005, Michigan

Professional Affiliations

•Utah State Bar Association
•Federal Bar Association
•Salt Lake County Bar Association
•Michigan Bar Association

Birth Information:
Pocatello, Idaho, 1944

Peer Reviews

A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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Salt Lake City, Utah

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