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STEPHEN G. LOWRY
Partner



Savannah, Georgia


phone (912) 651-9967
fax (912) 651-1276
email E-mail Steve

 

Steve Lowry is a talented litigator with broad experience across multiple areas of practice. A passionate advocate for parties who have been harmed by the actions of others, Steve has secured multiple top 10 verdicts in Georgia, including the state’s largest verdict, a wrongful death case, in 2010.

A sought-after, expert speaker, Steve has written about and lectured extensively on all areas of trial work including: wrongful death, business trials, intellectual property disputes, product liability, trucking, cross-examination and trial tactics.

Steve serves in leadership positions in numerous organizations such as Governor of American Association of Justice; Executive Committee of Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Board Member of the Southern Trial Lawyers Association and Past President of the Savannah Trial Lawyers Association.

A cum laude graduate from Northwestern School of Law, Lewis & Clark College, and a magna cum laude graduate of University of Maryland Baltimore County, Steve lives in Savannah with his wife, Leilani, and two daughters.

Honors and Awards:

  • F. Scott Baldwin Award – 2009 Most Outstanding Trial Lawyer of the Year by the American Association of Justice, Young and New Lawyers Division
  • Georgia Super Lawyer (awarded each year; 2007 – present)
  • Fulton County Daily Report “On the Rise” 2011
  • Elected to American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Fellow in the American Bar Foundation

Areas of Practice:

Trial
Defective Products
Trucking
Injury
Aviation Accidents
Motor Vehicles Accidents
Wrongful Death
Automotive Defects
Legal Malpractice
Business Litigation
Bad Faith

Bar Admissions:

Georgia, 1998
U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia, 2000
U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 1999
U.S. District Court Southern District of Georgia, 1999
U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1999
Supreme Court of Georgia, 1999
Education:
Lewis and Clark College Northwestern School of Law, Portland, Oregon, 1998
J.D.
Honors: Cum Laude 
Law Review: Lewis and Clark College Northwestern School of Law Review, Associate Editor, 1996 - 1998
University of Maryland Baltimore County, Catonsville, Maryland, 1995
B.A.
Honors: Magna Cum Laude 
Major:  History 
Major:  Economics
Published Works:
Subrogation and Georgia's Make Whole Doctrine, Verdict Magazine, Spring, 2004
Georgia's Unliquidated Damages Act: Plaintiff's Boon or Bane?, Verdict Magazine, Fall, 2000
Co-Chair, Georgia Trial Lawyers' How to Hit a Homerun in Court, Summer Seminar
How to Spot a Products Liability Case
Putting an End to Abusive Tactics in Depositions
Insurance Issues and ERISA
Subrogation and Georgia's Make Whole Doctrine, Verdict Magazine, Vol. 28, No. 3, Fall, 2003
Classes/Seminars Taught:
Trial Practice from Start to Finish, National Business Institute, 2005
Litigation Nuts and Bolts for Paralegals, National Business Institute, 2004
Roadway Defect Claims, GTLA, 2005
Discovery in Trucking Cases, GTLA, 2005
Professional Associations and Memberships:
Georgia Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division
Board of Directors
American Association for Justice (AAJ)
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
Young and New Lawyers Co-Chair
Southern Trial Lawyers Association
Board Member
Savannah Trial Lawyers Association
Treasurer and Executive Board
Savannah Bar Association
Race Against Crime, annual 5k run to benefit CrimeStoppers of Savannah, 2001 - Present
Director
Savannah Downtown Business Association, 2000 - 2005
Executive Board of Directors
Savannah Development and Renewal Authority
Committee Member
New Legacy Community Development Corporation
Board of Directors
Chatham County Democrats Committee
Representative
Savannah Development and Renewal Authority, 2003 - 2005
Board
Association of Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America (AITLA)
State Advisory Board Member