Jeffrey A. Lowe Global Practice Leader, Law Firm Practice; Managing Partner

Jeffrey Lowe

Publications

2014 Partner Compensation Survey September 10, 2014 The results of our 2014 P Read More
2012 Partner Compensation Survey November 12, 2013 The results of our 2012 P Read More
2010 Partner Compensation Survey January 11, 2011 The confidential survey w Read More

In the News

Time for a Change? Lessons for Avoiding Lateral Mistakes July 22, 2016 In a hot market for law f Read More
5 Signs You'll Never Excel In BigLaw May 27, 2016 Modern priorities like fi Read More
Too Many Lawyers? Report Faults Firms for Resisting Layoffs May 18, 2016 'Widespread overcapacity' Read More
US Lawyers in Mini-Exodus to London as DoJ Lengthens Reach April 10, 2016 As the long arm of US law Read More
Laterals' Taxes Now Fair Game as BigLaw Deepens Vetting April 6, 2016 In a move some partners m Read More

Jeffrey A. Lowe is the Global Practice Leader of our Law Firm Practice Group, the Managing Partner of our Washington, D.C., office and the leader of the Washington, D.C., Partner Practice Group. His practice focuses on the representation of high-profile law firm partners and groups and high-ranking government officials. He regularly handles the most significant placements in Washington, D.C., and is widely regarded as one of the leading partner recruiters and advisors in the United States.

Jeffrey is also the author of the 2010, 2012 and 2014 Major, Lindsey & Africa Partner Compensation Surveys, the most comprehensive efforts ever undertaken to identify ranges of partner compensation and the criteria law firms use in determining partner compensation, and the co-author of the 2014 Major, Lindsey & Africa Lateral Partner Satisfaction Survey. He is regularly quoted by leading legal publications and periodicals, such as The American Lawyer, The Wall Street Journal and Law 360, and his articles have been published in the D.C. Legal Times, The New York Law Journal, The National Law Journal, the Law Firm Partnership & Benefits Report and the Texas Lawyer.

Experience

Prior to opening the Washington, D.C. office of Major, Lindsey & Africa in 2003, Jeffrey was a partner in the Washington, D.C., office of Hogan & Hartson L.L.P. His experience as a partner with a major law firm is an invaluable asset because of his insider's understanding of both the practice of law and the business of running a law firm. Jeffrey began his legal career in 1989 as a corporate and finance associate with Kaye Scholer in New York. He joined Hogan & Hartson L.L.P. in 1991 and was elected to the partnership in 1998. In 1994–1995, Jeffrey worked in Tokyo, Japan, with Mori Sogo Law Offices (now Mori Hamada & Matsumoto), one of Japan's leading international and domestic law firms.

As a member of Hogan & Hartson's Business and Finance Group, Jeffrey counseled many Fortune 100 and privately held companies, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance matters. He also played a leading role in the firm's recruitment and professional development programs, including serving as chairman of the firm's nationwide Summer Associate programs in 2001 and 2002. In 2002 and 2003, Jeffrey joined William & Mary's adjunct faculty, where he taught a course on the fundamentals of transactional practice at the law school.

Education

College of William & Mary Law School: J.D.

Board of Editors, William & Mary Law Review

Order of the Coif

 Cornell University: B.S., industrial and labor relations

Associations

William & Mary Law School Foundation, Board of Trustees