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R. Michael Lowenbaum

St. Louis

P 314-746-4800 F 314-827-3940


R. Michael Lowenbaum


R. Michael Lowenbaum is a Principal in the St. Louis, Missouri, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Before joining Jackson Lewis, Mr. Lowenbaum was the founder and co-Managing Partner of Lowenbaum Law. For more than 35 years, he has assisted employers in solving - and avoiding - a wide range of workplace problems.

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.

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)
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Professional Associations and Activities

  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Missouri Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section

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)


  • Weed at Work,” Marc Cox News Desk, FM NewsTalk 97.1 (St. Louis, May 2017) (Panelist)

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