1. Full name
    Houston Putnam Lowry
  2. Organisational affiliation
    Brown & Welsh, P.C. (a Connecticut law firm)
  3. Email address
    HPLowry [at] BrownWelsh [dot] com
  4. Physical address
    Brown & Welsh, P.C.
    530 Preston Avenue – Second Floor
    P.O. Box 183
    Meriden, CT 06450-0183
  5. Country of residence
  6. Telephone contact
    +1 (203) 235-1651
  7. Biography
    A fuller bio is available on line at HPLowry.com

Admitted to the Connecticut, District of Columbia and New York Bars


Brown & Welsh, P.C.; Meriden, Connecticut 06450
Attorney, February, 1993 – present

Engaged in the general practice of commercial and corporate law, including technology and telecommunications matters (both documentation and litigation), computers, bankruptcy, uniform commercial code, and international law.

Tarlow, Levy & Droney, P.C.; Farmington, Connecticut 06034
Attorney, September, 1983 – February, 1993
Engaged in the general practice of commercial and corporate law. Chair of litigation department from May 1992 through February 1993.


Yale Law School; New Haven, Connecticut 06520
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 99258
Juris Doctor cum laude, May 1980.

University of Connecticut; Storrs, Connecticut 06268
Master of Business Administration, May 1980.

Pitzer College (a Claremont College); Claremont, California 91711
Bachelor of Arts in Political Studies and Psychology, June 1976.


“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).

“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).


American Law Institute (Members consultative committee on Uniform Commercial Code Article 4A-Wire Transfers).
Connecticut Bar Association (Computer Law [Chair 1991-1993 and 1999-present, Vice Chair 1986-1989, Legislative Committee Chair 1997-1998] section).
Connecticut Law Revision Commission’s Advisory Committees on Uniform Commercial Code Article II-A (personal property leasing), Uniform Commercial Code Article VI (bulk sales) and Connecticut Electronic Record & Signature Act.


Member, Free Trade Area of the Americas Experts Committee on Electronic Commerce, 2000-present.
Member, United States International Telecommunication Advisory Committee (ITAC), 1998-present.
Member, Secretary of State’s Advisory Committee on Private International Law, 1996-present.
Member, UNCITRAL Congress on International Commercial Law in the 21st Century (1992).


September 15, 1999 UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Commerce.
November 14, 1998 UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Commerce.
April 26, 1997 Law & Ethics in a Digital Age: Legal Issues.
September 20, 1994 UNCITRAL Draft Rules on Electronic Data Interchange.

October 13, 1992 Electronic Data Interchange: What are the Pros and Cons of Omnibus Operating Agreements?
August 15, 1989 Computer Crime in Connecticut.
November 22, 1986 Second Annual Computer Law Institute.
April 16, 1985 Computer Crime in Connecticut.
March 23, 1985 Computer Crime in Connecticut.

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