Gregory M. Lowry

Gregory Lowry represents companies and individuals in commercial, construction, insurance, and general liability matters in Texas state and federal courts.

Gregory M. Lowry

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Gregory Lowry represents companies and individuals in commercial, construction, insurance, and general liability matters in Texas state and federal courts.

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Practice Areas & Education

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Commercial & Business Litigation
  • Professional Licensure & Discipline
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Construction Liability & Defects
  • Premises Liability/Retail Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Transportation Liability
  • Employment Law

EDUCATION

  • University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 2001
  • Texas A&M University, B.A., 1998 (magna cum laude)

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Texas

COURT ADMISSIONS

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Board of Trustees, Lawyer Referral Service of Central Texas
  • South Austin Business Council
  • Austin Bar Association, Civil Litigation and Construction Law Sections
  • State Bar of Texas Business, Construction and Insurance Law Sections

About Gregory

EXPERIENCE

Mr. Lowry represents companies and individuals in commercial, insurance, professional liability, construction, and general liability matters in Texas state and federal courts. He provides counsel to businesses and professionals in contractual, employment, licensure, and regulatory matters. He represents professional licensees in disciplinary actions and protects the interests of private entities assessed with regulatory violations.

His experience includes representing contractors at the trials of construction defect and payment disputes; representing medical groups in their negotiations with hospitals; serving as trial counsel for a hotel in the trial of a catastrophic 18-wheeler-pedestrian accident; negotiating and drafting contracts on behalf of technology companies; and appeals involving medical implants, professional liability, and breach of contract issues. He has served as outside counsel for a general contractor’s nationwide construction operations and on the national counsel teams for manufacturers of medical devices and industrial products.

He has been recognized multiple times by Super Lawyers magazine.

Mr. Lowry volunteers in the Austin community, serving as the President of the Board of Trustees for the Lawyer Referral Service of Central Texas and Co-Chair of the Austin Bar Association’s People’s Law School Committee. His service includes working on the organizing committee of the Women’s Resource Fair, a program of the Austin Bar Association that provides assistance to women and children in need. He is an active member of the Austin Men’s Soccer Association.

Greg was raised in San Antonio and completed his preparatory education at Deerfield Academy in Deerfield, Massachusetts before returning to Texas for college and law school. He has explored 49 states and loves experiencing the trails and waterways of the Texas hill country. He spends his free time with his wife, daughter, nine nieces and nephews, and soccer team.

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

  • Served as first chair trial counsel and obtained a unanimous jury verdict in a landlord-tenant dispute regarding the landlord’s failure to comply with the requirements of the Texas Property Code.
  • Served as first chair trial counsel and obtained a unanimous jury verdict in a real estate and probate dispute over rightful possession of real property.
  • Served as first chair trial counsel in two breach of contract lawsuits filed against a general contractor and secured favorable verdicts in each case.
  • Represents medical practices in their corporate, employment and contractual matters, including drafting and negotiating agreements regarding the provision of acute and sub-acute medical services.
  • Represents builders, subcontractors and owners in construction disputes involving defects, breach of contract claims, and payment disputes.
  • Served as appellate counsel for a Fortune 500 company in federal appeals of a breach of contract lawsuit.
  • Represented a national corporation in the defense of an unsuccessful appeal by a plaintiff who alleged injuries resulting from a defective human tissue implant.
  • Advised and prepared insurance coverage opinions for a national corporation in a multimillion-dollar dispute with its excess insurance carrier regarding the corporation’s duty to cooperate regarding claim settlement.

PUBLISHED APPELLATE CASES

  • Beck v. Terry, 284 S.W.3d 416 (Tex.App.—Austin 2009, no pet.)

ARTICLES

  • “Five Keys for Avoiding Construction Law Disputes”
  • “U.S. Supreme Court Prohibits Damages for Harm to Nonparties”
  • “A Self Insured’s Duty to Accept a Settlement to Protect its Excess Carrier”

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