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Primary Area of Expertise

Schools/Education Standards of Care

Expert Witness Profile

David Wolowitz, JD is a practicing attorney with over 40 years of experience protecting the interests of vulnerable individuals and advising schools on the protection of students from harm. Mr. Wolowitz consults with schools nationwide and internationally on all aspects of risk prevention and crisis response. In addition to K-12 schools, he also advises churches, camps, sport groups and other organizations that work with children and vulnerable populations. He is a frequent speaker at regional and national conferences on topics relating to child safeguarding. He has significant experience as a trial lawyer and was an invited guest teaching member of the Trial Advocacy Workshop at Harvard Law School for 29 years.

Mr. Wolowitz has served as an expert witness for plaintiffs and defendants on the current and past standards of care for the protection of students from harm by educators, peers, and third parties, as well as the adequacy of school policies, procedures, investigations, remediation, and training. He is able to address issues relating to sexual and other behavioral misconduct by teachers, coaches, and counselors; hazing, harassment, and bullying by peers; misconduct on school trips; sports and camping misconduct; grooming and molestation of minors by adults; Title IX; and more.

Education & Licenses

Licensed in New Hampshire and Massachusetts BA, Washington University, St. Louis; MA, Harvard University, JD, University of Michigan