Dr. John Lowry is a recognized authority on negotiation through his experience as a lawyer, business consultant, negotiation coach, and university administrator. His results-focused, systematic approach to negotiation has been successfully implemented by thousands of professionals across the United States. Dr. Lowry teaches negotiation and settlement processes at the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University School of Law and in Vanderbilt University’s Master’s In Management in Health Care program.
Dr. Lowry serves as president of The Lowry Group, LLC (“TLG”). At TLG, he provides negotiation training and coaching for corporate teams, governmental entities, major insurance companies, health care organizations, and other businesses. Prior to his training and consulting work, Dr. Lowry practiced law with Strasburger & Price, LLP in Dallas, TX, where he defended physicians, hospitals, and hospital systems in medical malpractice and commercial litigation.
Dr. Lowry is also the vice senior vice president for advancement at Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN, where he manages development, community relations, and governmental and regulatory affairs. In 2014, he was selected to participate in Leadership Tennessee. He writes and speaks extensively on negotiation and has authored a monthly higher education column for The Tennessean in Nashville, TN.
Dr. Lowry earned his bachelor’s degree in speech communications from Pepperdine University. He received his juris doctorate degree from Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law. He also completed graduate work in public policy at California State University, Sacramento while serving as a Jesse M. Unruh Assembly Fellow in the California Legislature.