Houston Putnam Lowry

Position:  Partner, Chair of litigation department, Brown & Welsh, P.C..  Meriden, Connecticut
Education:  Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut, Visiting Scholar 1981 - 1982; University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England, Bachelor of Law in International Law with Honors (redesignated an LLM in September 1998), June 1981; Gonzaga University School of Law, Spokane, Washington, Juris Doctor cum laude, May 1980; University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, Master of Business Administration, May 1980 Pitzer College (a Claremont College); Claremont, California, Bachelor of Arts in Political Studies and Psychology, June 1976
ADR Experience: Mediated and arbitrated in excess of 500 cases.
General Experience: Engaged in the general practice of commercial and corporate law, including complex commercial litigation, computers, bankruptcy, uniform commercial code, and international law.
Judicial Experience: Fact Finder/Arbitrator (Judicial District of Hartford/New Britain), 1996 - present. State Trial Referee (Judicial District of Hartford/New Britain), 1992 -present. U.S. District Judge William M. Acker, Jr.; Birmingham, Alabama, Law Clerk, September 1982 - July 1983.
Teaching Experience: University of Connecticut School of Law, Hartford, Connecticut, Lecturer in International Commercial Law and International Commercial Arbitration, Spring 1990-1995, 1999-present.
Prior Work: Tarlow, Levy & Droney, P.C., Farmington, Connecticut, Attorney, September, 1983 - February, 1993: engaged in the general practice of commercial and corporate law, including complex commercial litigation, computers, bankruptcy, uniform commercial code, business agreements, banking, and international law. Chair of litigation department from May 1992 through February 1993.
Publications: PUBLISHED BOOK: Critical Documents Sourcebook Annotated: International Commercial Law and Arbitration, Little, Brown & Company, Boston, 1991. PARTIAL LIST OF PUBLISHED ARTICLES: "Early Implementation of the 1988 UNCITRAL Bills and Notes Convention" published as a chapter of "Legal Harmonization in the Americas: Business Transactions, Bijuralism and the OAS", published by the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States, ISBN 0-8270-4424-0, 2002. "Recent Developments in the International Law of the Sea," 35 International Lawyer 787 (2001). "Survey of 1999 Developments in International Law in Connecticut," 74 Connecticut Bar Journal 406 (2000). "Survey of 1998 Developments in International Law in Connecticut," 73 Connecticut Bar Journal 339 (1999). "1996 United Nations Commission on International Trade Law Model Law on Electronic Commerce and Guide to Enactment" 5 ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law 433 (1999). "So your client wants to engage in deep seabed mining..." 5 ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law 325 (1999). "The United States Joins the Inter-American Arbitration Convention," 7 Journal of International Arbitration 83 (1990). "Transborder Data Flow: Public and Private International Law Aspects," 6 Houston Journal of International Law 159 (1984). "Does Computer Stored Data Constitute a Writing for the Purposes of the Statute of Frauds and the Statute of Wills?" 9 Rutgers Computer and Technology Law Journal 93 (1982). "Normalization: A Revolutionary Approach," 20 Jurimetrics Journal 140 (1979). (Published by ABA section of Science & Technology).
Additional Resource:  Resume