Dedicated to Protecting Individual Rights
John Howley, Esq. is a trial lawyer with more than 30 years of experience representing clients in labor and employment disputes.
He represents clients who are facing sexual harassment, discrimination, and hostile work environments. He also represents clients who have claims for unpaid wages and overtime, wrongful termination, retaliation, and violation of their rights to family and medical leave.
An Exceptional Track Record. Among his noteworthy cases, Mr. Howley has:
Honors and Awards. Mr. Howley has received The Gideon Champion of Justice Award from the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, The Thurgood Marshall Award from the New York City Bar Association, and The Medal for Excellence in Advocacy from the American College of Trial Lawyers. He has also been named one of New York's SuperLawyers.
Education and Experience: John 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. During law school, he served as an intern to U.S. District Judge Kevin Thomas Duffy and to former U.S. Magistrate Judge, later U.S. District Judge, Shira A. Scheindlin.
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. He then joined Kaye Scholer LLP (now known as Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer), where he became a partner in the firm's litigation department. While at Kaye Scholer, Mr. Howley represented large multinational corporations such as Pfizer, Novartis, Texaco, Citibank, and Sony in their most important lawsuits.
Dedicated to Protecting Individual Rights. After 20 years representing corporations, Mr. Howley formed his own law firm to provide individuals with the same level of expertise and aggressive advocacy.
Mr. Howley’s commitment to making a difference extends to his volunteer work. He has served as Vice Chair of the Skidmore College Board of Trustees, as Vice Chair of the Northfield Mount Hermon School Board of Trustees, and as a Trustee of New York Law School and the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities. He is a Director of the Philippine Disaster Relief Foundation and Chairman Emeritus of the Philippine American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.
To schedule a consultation, call Mr. Howley at (212) 601-2728.
John Howley, Esq.
350 Fifth Avenue, 59th Floor
New York, New York 10118