Robert B. Lowry
Firm: Kell, Alterman & Runstein, L.L.P.
Address: 520 SW Yamhill Street, Suite 600
Portland, OR 97204
University: Portland State University-Graduate School of Social Work; University of Portland, B.A., maxima cum laude, 1974, Northwestern School of Law of Lewis and Clark College, J.D., magna cum laude, 1985
Admitted: 1985, Oregon and U.S. District Court, District of Oregon; 1985, U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington, 1991, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Biography: Bob Lowry has throughout his practice prosecuted and defended a wide variety of environmental litigation matters, including through trial, in state and federal courts. His experience includes an array of industrial and mining-related soil, groundwater, surface water, and air contamination issues under state and federal environmental superfund laws, and related toxic tort litigation arising from chemical exposure. He has also frequently defended and advised clients in matters involving the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, the Washington Department of Ecology, and the federal Environmental Protection Agency. He also provides environmental advice related to business transactions and regulatory compliance.During his 26-year litigation practice, Bob has prosecuted and defended a wide variety of complex commercial litigation matters, including through trial and appeal, in various state and federal courts, involving diverse transactional, commercial lending, securities, pharmaceutical and business tort issues. He has recognized expertise in bringing and defending fraud and civil racketeering claims. His cases have included Japanese and Canadian clients and cross-border issues. Bob was responsible for the assertion of racketeering claims in the Capital Consultants pension fraud matter.Professional and Civic Activities- Former Chair, Archdiocese of Portland Pastoral Counsel- Board Member, MacDonald Center