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February 2017

Partner James Lowery Featured Panelist at Asbestos Litigation Conference on March 6-7

Gordon & Rees Dallas Partner James Lowery will be a featured panelist at the Cutting-Edge Issues in Asbestos Litigation Conference on March 6-7 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA. Lowery will join four other panelists experienced in asbestos ligitgation in a discussion on “The Impact of Kesner/Haver on Take-Home Exposure Cases.” Lowery's co-panelists are Ben Adams of Dean Omar Branham, H.W. Trey Jones of the Law Office of H.W. Trey Jones, John Katerndahl of Selman Breitman LLP and Charles Sheldon of Walsworth, LLP.

James Lowery is a member of the Environmental/Toxic Tort, Commercial Litigation, Trucking & Transportation and Professional Liability Defense practice groups. He has achieved favorable verdicts in several high-risk cases on behalf of numerous clients in asbestos litigation. He has first chaired more than 40 major asbestos trials in multiple jurisdictions, including Texas, New York, Pennsylvania, Florida, Massachusetts, Delaware, Ohio, Maryland, Louisiana, Virginia, Illinois and California.  Lowery obtained defense verdicts in asbestos trials in some of the most notorious pro-plaintiff jurisdictions, such as Madison County, Illinois, Beaumont and Orange, Texas and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He has represented a wide variety of asbestos clients, including insulation manufacturers, “low-dose” product manufacturers, distributors, contractors, employers and premises owners. He also has extensive experience in preparing, defending and cross-examining experts at trial in asbestos matters, including leading challenges to expert testimony under Daubert, Frye and Havner.  Lowery has also taken a lead role in developing expert witnesses and defense strategies for several clients and has deposed hundreds of experts in the asbestos litigation. To reach James Lowery directly, email him at or call (214) 231-4717.


James A. Lowery