David A. Lowy

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David A. Lowy
Associate Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court
Assumed office
August 24, 2016
Nominated byCharlie Baker
Preceded byRobert J. Cordy
Justice of the Massachusetts Superior Court
In office
2001 – August 24, 2016
Appointed byPaul Cellucci
Personal details
EducationUniversity of Massachusetts, B.A.
Boston University School of Law, J.D.

David A. Lowy is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts .

Education and Legal career[edit]

Lowy received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Massachusetts in 1983 and his Juris Doctor from Boston University School of Law in 1987.[1] After law school Lowy became an associate in the Litigation Department of Goodwin, Procter & Hoar from 1987 to 1988 and again 1989 to 1990. In 1988 he served as a law clerk to Judge Edward F. Harrington of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.[2] He was also an assistant district attorney in Essex and Suffolk Counties and served as Deputy Legal Counsel to Governor Bill Weld.[2]

Judicial career[edit]

Lowy was previously an Associate Justice for the Massachusetts Superior Court. He was nominated to the court by Governor Paul Cellucci in 2001.[3]

Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court[edit]

He was nominated to the court by Governor Charlie Baker on June 14, 2016, and confirmed by the Governor's Council on July 27, 2016.[4] He succeeded Justice Robert J. Cordy upon his retirement on August 12, 2016.


Lowy has had several teaching positions which include adjunct professorships at New England Law Boston since 1991; Suffolk University Law School from 1995 to 2005, and Boston University School of Law since 2006, where he teaches courses in evidence.[2]


  1. ^ "David A. Lowy". martindale.com.
  2. ^ a b c "Supreme Judicial Court Justices".
  3. ^ "LOWY, DAVID A." Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. August 1, 2001.
  4. ^ "In David Lowy, Governor's Council approves second of Baker's three SJC picks". MASSLIVE.com. July 27, 2016.

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Preceded by
Robert J. Cordy
Associate Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court