About John Howley
John Howley is an experienced trial lawyer with a track record of excellent results in difficult cases. He represents professionals, executives, and individual employees in employment disputes, business and financial disputes, health care investigations, and whistle-blower lawsuits.
He has received The Thurgood Marshall Award from the New York City Bar Association, The Gideon Champion of Justice Award from the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Medal for Excellence in Advocacy from the American College of Trial Lawyers.
John earned his undergraduate degree from Skidmore College and his law degree, magna cum laude, from New York Law School where he was Articles Editor of the Law Review. After graduation, he clerked for Judge Roger J. Miner on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He then joined the international law firm of Kaye Scholer LLP, where he became a partner in the firm's highly respected litigation department and Chairman of the firm's business development department.
John is a frequent speaker on legal and business issues at universities and conferences around the world. He has been invited to speak at the Harvard Business School, the Fordham University School of Business, the Asian Institute of Management, and Elliott Masie's LEARNING Conferences, among many others. He has also appeared on CNN and in other news media as a commentator on legal issues.
Throughout his career, John has taken on leadership roles in education and public service. He has served as a Trustee of The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, as Vice Chair of the Skidmore College Board of Trustees, as Chair of its Presidential Search Committee, Chair of its Infrastructure Committee, and Co-Chair of its Long-Range Planning Committee. He has also served on the Board of Trustees of the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities, as a Trustee of New York Law School, and as Vice Chair of the Board and Chair of the Financial Policy Committee at the Northfield Mount Hermon School.
John's Contact information is:
John Howley, Esq.
350 Fifth Avenue, 59th Floor
New York, New York 10118
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