David Wolowitz, J.D. Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact this Expert Witness

  • Company: Wolowitz JD Consulting LLC
  • Phone: (603) 498-4746
  • Cell: (603) 498-4746

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Education & Schools and School Safety

Keywords/Search Terms:

School standard of care, educator misconduct, educator sexual abuse, coaching misconduct, trusted adult misconduct, molestation, child sexual abuse, grooming, boundary violations, school investigations, student misconduct, negligent supervision, harassment, bullying, hazing, discrimination, Title IX


B.A., Washington University, St. Louis; M.A. , Harvard University; J.D. , University of Michigan Law School

Years in Practice:


Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:


Additional Information

David Wolowitz, J.D., serves as an expert witness on the standard of care for schools and other youth-serving organizations to safeguard children from misconduct by trusted adults. He has been retained by plaintiffs and defendants on matters throughout the country in over a dozen states both a consulting and a testifying expert. In addition to being retained for current matters, Mr. Wolowitz can testify on the evolution of the standard of care for child safeguarding over the past decades. He has followed social science research and literature about the prevention of and response to child sexual abuse since the 1970s. He has been retained for multiple matters involving historical abuse claims dating back to the 1970s and 1980s. Mr. Wolowitz has served as an expert in cases around the country involving current and past school standards of care for protecting the health and safety of students, as well as the adequacy of school policies, training, and investigations. He is knowledgeable about the specific issues relating to educator misconduct and sexual abuse and sexual abuse by students. He is able to address school employment issues relating to the hiring, supervision, and retention of teachers, coaches, counselors, and other trusted adults. He is able to testify about a school’s duty of care to protect students during school activities, such as sports, camps, and school trips. Mr. Wolowitz served for many years as outside counsel to some of the top schools in the country. He has consulted with dozens of schools nationwide and internationally on all aspects of student well-being and school safety. He is a frequent speaker on educational risk management and child safeguarding at national and regional school conferences. He has significant litigation experience and was invited for 29 years to teach at the Harvard Law School Trial Advocacy Workshop. He has a B.A. from Washington University, St. Louis, an M.A. from Harvard University, and a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School. He is licensed in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.