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. 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. He was named to Lawdragon's "100 Leading Legal Consultants and Strategists" in 2016 and 2017.
Jeffrey is also the creator and author of the 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.
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 Lovells L.L.P. Jeffrey began his legal career in 1989 as a corporate and finance associate with Kaye Scholer in New York. He joined Hogan Lovells 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 Lovells' 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.
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
William & Mary Law School Foundation, Board of Trustees