Mr. Lowenbaum advises clients in traditional labor law and labor relations, municipal labor law, employment law, affirmative action and wage and hour matters. For his clients, from national Fortune 500 companies to many of St. Louis’ premier companies of all sizes, as well as municipal and utility clients across the country, Mr. Lowenbaum serves as a business partner, offering forward-thinking strategy as well as day-to-day advice. As a result, Mr. Lowenbaum maintains many significant client relationships that are more than 30 years old.
During each of the past 35 years, Mr. Lowenbaum has negotiated more than 50 collective bargaining agreements and handled more than 20 arbitration hearings. Always ready to help prevent issues, Mr. Lowenbaum is also committed to responding to clients’ immediate needs, whenever they arise.
Pro Bono and Community Involvement
•Bike M.S. Gateway Rider and Fundraiser for National Multiple Sclerosis Society (2010 to present)
•Foundation Fighting Blindness, Dinner Co-chair (2017, 2018)
•Foundation Fighting Blindness, Board of Trustees (2018)
•Golf Fore! Ellie, fundraiser for Rett Spectrum Clinic at St. Louis Children’s Hospital (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
•Mercy Health Foundation Board (2009-2015)
Honors and Recognitions
•Best Lawyers for Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management, and Litigation - Labor and Employment, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
•St. Louis Small Business Monthly Top St. Louis Business Lawyers (2014)
•St. Louis Magazine, Best Lawyers for Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management, Litigation - Labor and Employment (2013-2018)
•St. Louis Magazine article, “Racing: The Restless Life of Michael Lowenbaum” (2014)
•“Rare Company” featured St. Louis business owner (2016)
Speeches and Presentations
•“Weed at Work, ” Marc Cox News Desk, FM NewsTalk 97.1 (St. Louis, May 2017) (Panelist)
In the News
August 15, 2018
Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2019
WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2018) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce more than 200 attorneys throughout the firm’s locations have been named to the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, a publication that has become universally regarded as a definitive guide to legal...
January 18, 2018
Michael Lowenbaum and Paul Siegel Discuss Why Employment Practices Liability Insurance Drives Business to Big Law Firms
Michael Lowenbaum and Paul Siegel discuss why EPLI could be driving business away from small law firms and toward larger firms in Employers’ Liability Insurance Drives Business to Big Law Firms, published by Bloomberg BNA.Subscription may be required to view article
January 3, 2018
Bloomberg BNA Big Law Business
R. Michael Lowenbaum Comments on Jackson Lewis' St. Louis Expansion
R. Michael Lowenbaum discusses lawyers from Lowenbaum Law, a labor and employment boutique firm in St. Louis, moving to Jackson Lewis in Lawyers from Closed St. Louis Firm Join Jackson Lewis and Wagner, published by Bloomberg Law.Subscription may be required to view article
Professional Associations and Activities
•Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
•Missouri Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section
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