Lowndes focuses his practice on the recovery of insurance assets for policyholders in complex insurance coverage disputes with insurers. He has extensive experience handling claims involving insurance for financial products, directors and officers liability, employment practices liability, and commercial general liability. He has also handled numerous disputes under property policies arising from catastrophic losses.
Lowndes also has extensive experience handling claims involving information technology, including loss of data, computer crime, and technology errors and omissions. He has dealt with cutting-edge issues such as whether the loss of data is "property damage" under standard CGL policies, and whether conduct on the Internet can lead to "advertising injury."
He has advised clients concerning claims involving products liability, contractor liability, mold and sexual abuse. These cases have often raised complicated trigger of coverage questions and coverage under multiple policy years.
Representation of regional energy company in $1 billion claim against its carrier for failure to repair damaged power plant. .
Counsel to non-profit relief agency in dispute with insurers over coverage for a claim by a former employee.
Defense of public engineer in errors and omissions claim.
Member, Defense Research Institute
Member, Practicing Law Institute
Assistant Cubmaster and Den Leader, Pack 24, British American School of Charlotte; Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America
Former Council Member, Living Saviour Lutheran Church
Former Board Member, Rea Woods Homeowners Association