Sarah A. Lowman - Of Counsel
Sarah A. Lowman received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Newcomb College of Tulane University in 1984 and her Juris Doctorate from Tulane Law School in 1987, where she received the American Jurisprudence Award in Advanced Louisiana Oil & Gas. Ms. Lowman has broad experience representing defendants and plaintiffs in general civil litigation, with a concentration in complex, multi-party litigation, construction and commercial litigation. Her experience includes takings/inverse condemnation law, public bid and procurement law, ERISA, insurance defense and coverage issues. She has extensive appellate experience.
Prior to joining Smith & Fawer, Ms. Lowman was primarily responsible for handling cases of numerous businesses and home owners against the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans for damages arising from the SELA drainage canal projects in Uptown New Orleans, involving inverse condemnation. She will continue in this role with our firm.
Prior to joining Smith & Fawer, Ms. Lowman had significant experience working on cases for a major engineering, procurement and construction firm, and she was an integral member of the defense team that tried the first bellwether case in the FEMA Trailer/Formaldehyde multi-district litigation arising from the use of travel trailers after Hurricane Katrina, obtaining a defense verdict on behalf of the same engineering firm that served as a FEMA contractor. In re: FEMA Formaldehyde Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 07-1873 (E.D. La. 2009).
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United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western District of Louisiana
United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit