In recent years, Howard has worked, either as bond counsel and underwriters’ counsel primarily in the areas of multi-family housing, health care and higher education, as well as general obligation and “subject to appropriation” financings .
Howard currently represents, as bond counsel, the New York City Housing Development Corporation and the New York State Housing Finance Agency. He also serves as bond counsel to the Dormitory of the State of New York, which issues bonds for State Facilities, hospitals and other health care and higher education facilities. Howard has served as underwriters’ counsel to virtually all the major investment banking firms. In the past, Howard was part of a team of Hawkins attorneys that served as underwriters’ counsel for New York City General Obligation bonds and presently participates in the firm’s representation of the underwriters of the New York City Transitional Finance Authority, which issues bonds for the benefit of New York City. He has also assisted in the drafting of legislation enacted in the States of New York and Maine.
- National Association of Bond Lawyers
- American Bar Association
- Staff Attorney, Securities and Exchange Commission (1976 – 1978)
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