Free Consultation: (212) 601-2728Tap to Call This Lawyer
John J. P. Howley

John J. P. Howley

John Howley, Esq.
  • Employment Law, Health Care Law
  • New York
Badges
Claimed Lawyer ProfileQ&ASocial Media
Summary

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.

Practice Areas
  • Employment Law
  • Health Care Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Employment 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 York
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Tagalog: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Managing Partner
The Howley Law Firm P.C.
- Current
Presixdent & Chief Executive Officer
Davies Energy Systems, Inc.
-
Partner
Kaye Scholer
-
Associate
Kaye Scholer
-
Law Clerk to Judge Roger J. Miner
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
-
Education
New York Law School
J.D. (1990)
-
Honors: magna cum laude
Activities: Articles Editor of the Law Review
Skidmore College
B.A. / Government and History (1980)
-
Notre Dame ng Dadiangas University
-
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 Associations
Labor and Employment Law Committee, NYC Bar Association
Member
- Current
Philippine Disaster Recovery Corporation
Member, Board of Directors
- Current
The Philippine American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.
Chairman Emeritus
- Current
The Philippine American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.
Member, Board of Directors
- Current
New York City Bar Association
Member
- Current
American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines
Member, Board of Directors
-
Skidmore College Board of Trustees
Vice Chairman
-
Northfield Mount Hermon School Board of Trustees
Vice Chairman
-
Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
Member, Board of Trustees
-
The Philippine American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.
President
-
New York Law School
Member, Board of Trustees
-
Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities
Member, Board of Trustees
-
Publications
Articles & Publications
Evolutionary History: The Changing Purposes for the Death Penalty
Studies in Law, Politics and Society, Vol. 42 (Elsevier)
Keeping the Status Quo: Interim Measures in International Arbitration Agreements
23 Int’l Litig. Quarterly 1 (ABA)
Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act Developments
40 The Int’l Lawyer 285 (ABA)
Defending the Politics of Clemency
81 Oregon L. Rev. 231
Antitrust Policy for a Global Economy
38 Ateneo L.J. 43
Beyond GATT: Developing a Framework for International Competition Law
68 Philippine L.J. 110
Summary Judgment in Federal Court: New Maxims for a Familiar Rule
34 New York L. Sch. L. Rev. 201
Speaking Engagements
Whistleblowers on Wall Street: Understanding the SEC Whistleblower Program
New York City Bar Association
False Claims Act Enforcement Trends in Healthcare
Lawline.com
Whistleblowers on Wall Street: Understanding the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program
Lawline.com
The Happy Lawyer: Applying Business and Ethical Fundamentals
Lawline.com
Stealing Evidence: Ethically Representing Clients Who Record Conversations, Take Documents, and Copy Files
Lawline.com
Ethical Issues in Whistleblower Litigation
Lawline.com
Habeas Corpus and the Anti-Terrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act
New York City Bar Association
Developments in the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program 2016
New York City Bar Association
Legal Answers
1 Questions Answered

Q. I'm an unpaid intern. Do discrimination laws apply to me?
A: In New York, yes. The New York Human Rights Law protects unpaid interns from discrimination based on age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, or domestic violence victim status. You may have a claim under other laws, but I would need to know more facts. It is also worth looking into whether or not you are properly classified as an unpaid intern. Again, I would need to know more facts. Feel free to contact me to discuss your situation in more detail.
Click here to see all answers
Social Media
Contact & Map
350 Fifth Avenue, 59th Floor
New York, NY 10118
USA
Telephone: (212) 601-2728