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Jeffrey S. Lowenthal

Senior Counsel, Corporate Department

New York

Phone: 1(212) 318-6063
Fax: 1(212) 303-7063


Jeffrey Lowenthal is a Senior Counsel in the Corporate Department at Paul Hastings based in the New York office. He has extensive experience handling high-stakes transactions across a wide array of industries and disciplines and has been at the forefront of numerous transformative matters, including mergers and acquisitions, sales of businesses, licensing arrangements, corporate reorganizations, joint ventures, and other complex transactions. 

Mr. Lowenthal is a trusted advisor for issuers, investment banks, and security holders, guiding them through public offerings and private placements of debt and equity securities. With a sharp focus on disclosure requirements and other key areas, he provides insightful advice on federal securities compliance for both public companies and investors.

Within the Financial Restructuring group, he counsels financial institutions and investors on the intricacies of corporate law in debt restructurings and financings, both in-court and out-of-court, and navigating the complexities of distressed asset acquisitions.


  • Super Lawyers
  • IFLR 1000, Notable Practitioner


  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 1982; Notes Editor, Virginia Law Review
  • B.A., Haverford College, 1978


  • Representing a publicly traded real estate investment trust in connection with its acquisition by another publicly traded REIT;
  • Representing a major creditor of a worldwide retail company in acquiring a controlling stake in the company through Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings and related transactions and subsequently entering into a joint venture with the company’s key business partner;
  • Representing a publicly traded national retail company in its acquisition of a chain of over 300 stores in the United States and Canada selling proprietary products with annual sales over $400 million and in the negotiation of a long-term license agreement and royalty arrangement with the seller;
  • Advising a transportation company listed on the New York Stock Exchange in numerous public and private securities offerings and financings and other transactions, culminating in the sale of the company to a private equity buyer;
  • Representing a privately owned apparel business in its acquisition by a large publicly traded Hong Kong company for cash and stock;
  • Representing the board of directors of a publicly traded real estate investment trust in a stock-for-stock merger with another publicly traded REIT;
  • Representing the owners of a company manufacturing equipment used in the energy industry in the sale of the company to a foreign buyer;
  • Representing a private equity fund in its acquisition and subsequent sale of a company producing automobile parts; and
  • Advising a global infrastructure investment fund sponsored by a major financial institution in its role as lead investor in the acquisition of a public utility based in the United Kingdom.

*Matters may have been completed before joining Paul Hastings.


  • Member, Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association

Practice Areas

Financial Restructuring




Massachusetts Bar

New York Bar


University of Virginia, School of Law, J.D. 1982

Haverford College, B.A. 1978

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