Steven B. Lowery is a litigator who focuses his practice on complex tort matters. He has served as lead counsel in a wide array of disputes, including premises liability, professional liability, personal injury, products liability, property, construction liability, D&O liability defense, commercial transportation defense, and other challenging areas of civil litigation. Steven has further served as an appellate advocate on behalf of his clients.
Steven has represented clients in state and federal courts throughout Kentucky and Indiana, and in appellate matters before the Kentucky Supreme Court and the Kentucky Court of Appeals. He has also practiced before several administrative agencies, to include the U.S. Department of Labor, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the Kentucky Labor Cabinet.
During law school, Steven served as an Articles Editor for Volume 57 of the University of Louisville Law Review, where he was also published in the Spring 2019 issue. He graduated magna cum laude, receiving two CALI awards for highest grade earned in his class.
Honors & Recognitions
Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch for Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
Community & Professional
Indiana Bar Association
- Jul 2023, Defense VerdictJefferson County Kentucky Circuit Court
Obtained defense verdict in a two-day personal injury and UIM jury trial arising from a multi-vehicle collision which involved a fatality.
- Jun 2023, DismissalJefferson County Kentucky Circuit Court
Obtained dismissal in professional negligence claim against an insurance agent and agency through grant of motion for summary judgment, successfully dismissing eight civil claims on the eve of a scheduled trial.
- Feb 2023, Directed VerdictHarrison Superior Court, Indiana
Obtained directed verdict on all claims for organization in small-claims bench trial involving allegations of defamation, with plaintiff seeking the maximum recovery available under applicable law.
- Dec 2, 2022, Judgment AffirmedKentucky Court of Appeals
Client operated an agritourism business focusing on guided horseback rides in Barren County, Kentucky. Plaintiff fell from her horse during her participation in the ride, suffering injury. She proceeded to bring suit against the client, claiming it was negligent in maintaining the horse’s saddle and tack, among other allegations of negligence. After successfully obtaining summary judgment in the Barren Circuit court on the basis of a pre-injury waiver signed by the Plaintiff prior to her participation, the Plaintiff appealed to the Kentucky Court of Appeals. The Kentucky Court of Appeals, through published opinion, affirmed summary judgment granted on behalf of the client by the Barren Circuit court, pertinently holding that the pre-injury waiver signed by the Plaintiff prior to her fall was enforceable under the strict common law standard.
- Sep 8, 2022EEOC
Successful representation of governmental entity before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on claims of employment discrimination.
- 2022Kentucky Court of Appeals
Succefully briefed appellate case further defining the legal scope of pre-injury exculpatory releases in Kentucky.
- Oct 2021American Arbitration Association
Successful defense of two legal malpractice actions alleging violations of the FDCPA through negotiations to prevent inclusion into a compelled arbitration process on the basis of federal non-signatory jurisprudence.
- Aug 20, 2021, Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings GrantedU.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
Defense of a DNA testing and reporting entity on claims that pre-natal paternity testing results were fraudulently misrepresented to Plaintiff, and related claims for loss of parental consortium on behalf of minor plaintiff. Motion for Judgment on Pleadings was granted in favor of client on all claims, as Plaintiffs’ claim for fraudulent misrepresentation was not plead with sufficient particularity, and claim for loss of parental consortium did not exist under applicable law.
- In Kentucky Workers’ Compensation Claims, Non-Treatment Medical Evidence is only Admissible from Physicians Licensed in KentuckyJun 28, 2022
- Jun 8, 2022
- Jan 25, 2022
J.D., University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law, magna cum laude, 2019
- University of Louisville Law Review, Editorial Board
- CALI Award for Highest Grade: Remedies; Legal History
B.S., Radford University, 2016
- Commonwealth of Kentucky, 2020
- Western District of Kentucky, 2020
- Eastern District of Kentucky, 2020
- State of Indiana, 2019
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana, 2019
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana, 2019