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Christopher James Lowrie

New Bedford, Massachusetts
Counsel, since 1987

Phone: 508-990-7980
Fax: 508-991-5589
Email: Contact Me

Attorney Lowrie has successfully advised Federal government agencies, corporations, small businesses, and individuals on a wide range of complex employment law, discrimination law, civil rights law and labor law issues, including:

  • Hiring; promotion; evaluations; discipline; terminations; layoffs; reductions-in-force; medical & FMLA leave; wage & hour claims; grievances; arbitrations; mediations; breach of contract; unemployment appeals & hearings; discrimination claims;
  • Wrongful termination; workplace harassment; hostile environment; workplace retaliation;
  • Sexual harassment; sexually hostile work environment; sex discrimination; pregnancy discrimination; denial of equal pay and advancement opportunity;
  • Age discrimination; race discrimination; national origin discrimination; religious discrimination; sexual orientation discrimination; discrimination in places of public accommodation; handicap discrimination; disability discrimination, denial of reasonable accommodations & medical leave;
  • Negotiating and drafting employment contracts; severance agreements; severance packages; non-compete agreements; non-solicitation agreements; confidentiality agreements; settlement agreements & releases;
  • Advising employers and employees and drafting MCAD Complaints; MCAD Position Statements; MCAD Rebuttals; EEOC Complaints;
  • Employment law and discrimination law litigation before Massachusetts & Federal courts; Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD); United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC); Federal Labor Relations Authority; Arbitrators; Mediators; Massachusetts Division of Unemployment Assistance; other Federal & State Administrative Agencies.

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Law
  • Discrimination Law
  • Civil Rights Law
  • Labor Law

Bar Admissions

  • Maine, 1973
  • Massachusetts, 1973
  • Pennsylvania, 1974
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1974
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 1973
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1974


  • Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts, 1973

  • Stonehill College, North Easton, Massachusetts, 1966
    Honors: Cum Laude

Representative Clients

  • U.S. Department of Defense

Honors and Awards

  • National Catholic Honor Society
  • Lawyers Cooperative Contract Award
  • Dean's List

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Massachusetts Employment Lawyers Association

Past Employment Positions

  • U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps. (JAG), Captain
  • U.S. Military, Military Service
  • U.S. Military, Meritorious Service Medal

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