Howard focuses his practice on real estate development. He has extensive experience handling the complexities associated with contaminated property, including litigating cost recovery actions, negotiating consent decrees and administrative orders with federal and state agencies, securing insurance coverage for clients facing significant environmental liabilities, and obtaining regulatory closure for complex sites. As part of this practice, he counsels clients on the risks of buying and selling contaminated property and assists them in drafting contractual protection against such risks. Howard frequently prepares and negotiates real estate documents such as purchase and sale agreements, options, leases, construction contracts, and easement agreements.
Our clients, whether international corporations or family-owned businesses, compete in a challenging economic and regulatory environment. Our lawyers are creative, tenacious, and dedicated advocates, with decades of experience in a variety of areas including construction, environmental law, litigation, and real estate.