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Brian Lowenberg joins Philadelphia office of Rawle & Henderson LLP as Of Counsel

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Brian Lowenberg has joined the Philadelphia office of Rawle & Henderson as Of Counsel.  He concentrates his law practice on environmental, mass and toxic torts, including cases involving talc, cosmetic powder, baby powder, asbestos, benzene, coal, fuel components, aromatic hydrocarbons, pesticides, MTBE, underground storage tanks, pollutant discharge compliance, groundwater contamination, and allegations involving natural resource damages (NRD) brought by states against petrochemical companies and refiners.  In addition, Brian represents clients in the areas of product liability, premises liability, catastrophic loss, insurance coverage, commercial transactions, enforcement of arbitration clauses, and the defense of consumer fraud claims on behalf of national digital and print media companies.  Brian also assists companies in litigation involving the Jones Act, general maritime law, and the briefing of special appellate matters. 

Brian earned his J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center in 2004. While attending law school, he was the Casenotes and Comments Editor of the Houston Journal of International Law. He served as a justice on the University Honor Court and taught at the law school’s Legal Research and Writing Clinic. During his first year of law school, Brian won the Paust Excellence in Writing Award and was published in the Defense Counsel Journal in April 2003. He studied international law and corporate governance at the Université de Genève in the Summer of 2002 as part of Duke University’s International Law program and was later published on the subject of international law in 2013. He interned for the Honorable Marcia A. Crone in the Southern District of Texas and was also an intern for the United States Senate dealing in legislative and legal affairs, which included projects with the Office of Senate Legal Counsel.

Brian earned his B.A. in Political Science and Sociology from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, in 2001. He was on the Dean's List and was a member of the Lacrosse Team. He was a member of the Student Court and the University (appellate) Court. He also served as a volunteer at the Bexar County Battered Women’s Shelter.

Brian is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and Texas, including related federal districts, and the Supreme Court of the United States.  In 2005, Brian was appointed by the President of the State Bar of Texas to serve on the State of Texas Pattern Jury Charge Committee and he was the principal author of the state-wide uniform jury instructions related to trespass, nuisance, loss-of-use, and the diminution of property value.  In 2010, he was appointed to the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s In-House Counsel Committee and often speaks at the Business Law Institute in Philadelphia, PA.   He is a certified arbitrator for the Better Business Bureau.  In 2018, he was appointed as a delegate to the French American Chamber of Commerce.

Prior to joining Rawle & Henderson LLP, Brian was an attorney in the Philadelphia office of a large corporate defense law firm.

Brian can be reached directly at: (215) 575-4271; blowenberg@rawle.com

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