Elizabeth Lowery is a Partner in Freeman Mathis & Gary's Hermosa Beach office, though she practices nationally. Her practice focuses on securities litigation, arbitration and regulatory matters, as well as employment, professional liability and business litigation including trade secrets and complex fraud.
Prior to receiving her law degree, Ms. Lowery was licensed to trade both stocks and commodities. Her strong financial background includes being in the top 2% of candidates who passed all four parts of the Certified Public Accountant exam in the first sitting. Before joining the Firm, Ms. Lowery was a partner at both Edgerton & Weaver, LLP, and Fields, Fehn and Sherwin. Ms. Lowery was responsible for the highly-publicized victory of registered representative Mark Anderson against the SEC’s accusations that he charged excessive mark-ups. (Reported in the Wall Street Journal and Bond Buyer.) She has also successfully defended attorneys, accountants, insurance agents, certified financial planners and other professionals in various actions through-out the United States.
Ms. Lowery regularly speaks at conferences for her clients about legal developments relevant to their businesses. She has spoken nationally, as well as at Pepperdine’s Securities Arbitration Clinic, on a variety of topics relating to securities law and FINRA arbitrations and enforcement actions. She has also been a panel speaker and authored articles for the Securities Arbitration Treatise of the Practising Law Institute. Ms. Lowery prides herself on her hands-on and efficient attention to her matters, and developing long-term relationships with her clients.