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Abbe Lowell
American defense attorney

Abbe Lowell

Abbe Lowell
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Intro American defense attorney
Is Lawyer
From United States of America
Field Law
Gender male
Birth 28 April 1952, New York City, New York, USA
Age 71 years
Star sign Taurus
Politics Democratic Party
Columbia University
Columbia Law School
W. Tresper Clarke High School
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Abbe David Lowell (born April 28, 1952) is an American defense attorney who has represented several high-profile defendants. Lowell has represented numerous high-profile political figures, including Bob Menendez, John Edwards, Jared Kushner, Jim Wright, Dan Rostenkowski, Charles Keating, Joseph McDade, Joe Bruno, Gary Condit, and Jim Gibbons, among others.

Early life and education

Lowell was born in 1952. He graduated from Columbia University in 1974, and Columbia Law School in 1977.


Lowell worked in the U.S. Department of Justice, including a stint as an assistant to Attorney General Benjamin Civiletti. He has been an adjunct professor of law at Georgetown Law Center and Columbia University. He is currently a partner at the firm of Winston & Strawn LLP. He has appeared in the media as a legal affairs expert.

Lowell was chief minority counsel to U.S. House of Representatives Democratic members during the impeachment of Bill Clinton in the Lewinsky scandal.

Lowell has defended political figures including John Edwards, Jim Wright, Dan Rostenkowski, Charles Keating, Gary Condit, former Nevada governor Jim Gibbons, former congressman Joseph McDade, lobbyist Jack Abramoff, and U.S. senator Bob Menendez.

Lowell was part of the defense of Stephen Jin-Woo Kim, a State Department contractor who pleaded guilty to a felony count of disclosing classified American intelligence on North Korea.

As of June 2017, Lowell has represented Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump in inquiries linked to Russia.

Political and civic activities

In 1982, Lowell ran unsuccessfully for the Maryland House of Delegates as a Democrat. Lowell heads the development committee and is a trustee of the Shakespeare Theatre. He also serves as vice president and general counsel of the Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 14 May 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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