Louis Lowenstein

Lawyer, Author

1925 – 2009

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Who was Louis Lowenstein?

Louis Lowenstein was an American attorney. He was a founding partner of Kramer Levin now one of New York City's leading corporate law firms; president of Supermarkets General, a supermarket conglomerate now known as Pathmark; professor at Columbia University School of Law; and a leading critic of the U.S. financial industry.

He was the author of several books, including:

What’s Wrong With Wall Street: Short Term Gain and the Absentee Shareholder, Addison-Wesley, 1988

Sense and Nonsense in Corporate Finance, 1991

The Investor’s Dilemma: How Mutual Funds Are Betraying Your Trust and What to Do About It, Wiley, 2008

He also coedited and contributed to Knights, Raiders, and Targets: The Impact of the Hostile Takeover, publisbhed by Oxford University Press in 1988.

His son, Roger Lowenstein, is a prominent financial journalist.

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Born
Jun 13, 1925
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  • United States of America
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  • Columbia University
Died
Apr 18, 2009
Manhattan

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on July 23, 2013

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