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Michael D. Lowe

Michael D. Lowe

Kean Miller LLP
  • Employment Law, Business Law, Construction Law
  • Louisiana
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Summary

Michael Lowe is a partner in the Shreveport office of Kean Miller and practices in the litigation group. Michael represents clients in the areas of labor and employment law, construction litigation and commercial litigation.

His employment practice involves all aspects of labor and employment litigation. Michael represents clients in state and federal courts, as well as before various federal and state agencies, including the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and the Louisiana Commission on Human Rights (LCHR). He assists clients in the development of policies and procedures, the drafting and enforcement of employment contracts, including non-competition, confidentiality, and non-solicitation agreements, and the hiring, counseling, discipline and termination of employees. He prepares, litigates and defends non-compete agreements and other restrictive covenants for his clients. Michael assists business owners in Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) access cases, otherwise known as "drive-by" or "Google" lawsuits. He also devotes a substantial amount of his practice to assisting municipalities and government agencies with disputes involving Louisiana’s civil service laws and regulations.

His construction practice involves all aspects of litigation and trial practice. He has also represented clients in the engineer/architect claims process, as well as the alternative dispute resolution process, including arbitration and mediation. Michael has assisted both contractors and owners in the drafting and review of construction contracts, including original documents and industry forms. He also has experience handling the various issues that often arise under Louisiana’s lien laws, including both the Louisiana Public and Private Works Acts. Finally, Michael has represented clients in administrative protests under the public procurement and public bid laws.

Education
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
J.D./B.C.L. (2004)
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Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge
B.A. (2001)
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Professional Experience
Partner
Kean Miller LLP
- Current
Shareholder
Cook Yancey King & Galloway
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Attorney
Breazeale Sachse and Wilson LLP
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Awards
Best Lawyers in America in the Field of Construction Law and Construction Litigation
The Best Lawyers in America
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
Louisiana State Bar Association
Current
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Shreveport Bar Association
Current
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American Bar Association
Current
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Defense Research Institute
Current
Activities: Louisiana State Representative, 2012 - 2014
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Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
Current
Activities: Board of Directors, 2010 - 2012
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Louisiana
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5th Circuit
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United States District Court for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana
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Practice Areas
  • Employment Law
  • Business Law
  • Construction Law
Languages
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Website
Michael D. Lowe's Website Profile
Website
Kean Miller LLP Website
Blog
Louisiana Law Blog
Contact & Map
Kean Miller LLP
Shreveport
333 Texas Street, Suite 450
Shreveport, LA 71101
USA
Telephone: (318) 562-2653
Fax: (318) 562-2751