John J. P. Howley

New York City, New York
Experience: 28 years
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About John J. P. Howley

John Howley has more than 25 years of experience representing clients in government investigations, trials and appeals throughout the United States. Among his noteworthy cases, Mr. Howley has: - won an $80 million settlement in a race discrimination class action; - argued in the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of the Government of India; - won a labor arbitration for the NYC police officer's union; - won an $800,000.00 employment termination settlement for a live-in nanny; - overturned death sentences for clients in Alabama, Ohio, and Virginia; - defended major pharmaceutical companies in multi-billion dollar lawsuits. Mr. Howley has received The Thurgood Marshall Award from the New York City Bar Association, The Medal for Excellence in Advocacy from the American College of Trial Lawyers, and The Gideon Champion of Justice Award from the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He was also named one of New York's SuperLawyers. Mr. Howley graduated from Skidmore College and earned his law degree, magna cum laude, from New York Law School, where he was Articles Editor of the Law Review. He served as an intern to U.S. District Judge Kevin Thomas Duffy and to former U.S. Magistrate Judge Shira A. Scheindlin, who is now a Senior U.S. District Judge. Upon graduation, Mr. Howley served as a law clerk to Judge Roger J. Miner on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Language(s) Spoken by John J. P. Howley

  • English : Spoken, Written
  • Tagalog : Spoken, Written

Practice Areas

  • Employment Law
  • Health Care Law

Fees

  • Free Consultation
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional InformationEmployment cases are usually handled on a contingency fee basis. Healthcare fraud cases are usually handled on a flat fee basis.

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • New YorkSince 1990

Professional Experience

  • Managing Partner The Howley Law Firm P.C. 2012 - Current
  • President & Chief Executive Officer Davies Energy Systems, Inc. 2008 - 2012
  • Partner Kaye Scholer 1998 - 2008
  • Associate Kaye Scholer 1990 - 1997
  • Law Clerk to Judge Roger J. Miner U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit 1989 - 1990

Education

  • New York Law School J.D. (1990) 1988 - 1990Honors: magna cum laudeActivities: Articles Editor of the Law Review
  • Skidmore College B.A. (1980) | Government and History 1976 - 1980
  • Notre Dame ng Dadiangas University 1975 - 1976

Awards

  • Outstanding Service Award Skidmore College
  • Gideon Champion of Justice Award New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award Skidmore College
  • Medal for Excellence in Advocacy American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Pro Bono Society Award Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • Public Interest Coalition Award New York Law School
  • Thurgood Marshall Award New York City Bar Association
  • Honorary Investment & Trade Representative Republic of the Philippines

Professional Association

  • Labor and Employment Law Committee, NYC Bar Association #931757 Member 2015 - Current
  • Philippine Disaster Recovery Corporation #931758 Member, Board of Directors 2015 - Current
  • The Philippine American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. #931759 Chairman Emeritus 2012 - Current
  • The Philippine American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. #931760 Member, Board of Directors 1990 - Current
  • New York City Bar Association #931761 Member 1990 - Current
  • American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines #931762 Member, Board of Directors 2009 - 2010
  • Skidmore College Board of Trustees #931763 Vice Chairman 2002 - 2008
  • Northfield Mount Hermon School Board of Trustees #931764 Vice Chairman 2003 - 2007
  • Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law #931765 Member, Board of Trustees 2001 - 2003
  • The Philippine American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. #931766 President 1992 - 2002
  • New York Law School #931767 Member, Board of Trustees 1990 - 1996
  • Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities #931768 Member, Board of Trustees 1980 - 1985

Articles & Publications

  • Evolutionary History: The Changing Purposes for the Death Penalty Studies in Law, Politics and Society, Vol. 42 (Elsevier) 2008
  • Keeping the Status Quo: Interim Measures in International Arbitration Agreements 23 Int’l Litig. Quarterly 1 (ABA) 2007
  • Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act Developments 40 The Int’l Lawyer 285 (ABA) 2006
  • Defending the Politics of Clemency 81 Oregon L. Rev. 231 2002
  • Antitrust Policy for a Global Economy 38 Ateneo L.J. 43 1994
  • Beyond GATT: Developing a Framework for International Competition Law 68 Philippine L.J. 110 1993
  • Summary Judgment in Federal Court: New Maxims for a Familiar Rule 34 New York L. Sch. L. Rev. 201 1989

Address

350 Fifth Avenue, 59th Floor
New York
New York City, NY 10118 USA

Telephone: (212) 601-2728
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