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Rodrigo James Howard

also known as Rod Howard

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Practice Areas


  1. Mergers & Acquisitions: 50%
  2. Corporate & Incorporation: 50%

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Wilmer Hale

1117 California Avenue

Palo Alto, CA, 94304-1106



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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyersN/A2006
Publication NameTitleDate
International Financial Law Review"Delaware Curbs Omnicare with New Lockup Ruling,"2004
Unknown"Recent Developments in Caselaw Affecting Mergers & Acquisitions,"2004
Unknown"M&A and Securities Law — Selected Recent Developments and Overview,"2004
California Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB)MACs and MAEs — Allocating the Risk of Changes Between Signing and Closing in Recent Technology Merger and Acquisition Agreements," included in the program handbook for "Advanced Course of Study: 2001 Mergers & Acquisitions"2001
"Advanced Course of Study: 2001 Mergers & AcquisitionsAcquisition Agreements — Price Determination and Adjustments,"2001
Corporate Board Member Magazine's "Special Supplement on Surveying the M&A Landscape""Issues and Answers on Technology M&A Questions,"2000
Business Law Today, ABA Business Law SectionProtecting the Deal in an Auction — Contract Rights Versus Corporate Control,"1999
Handling Mergers & Acquisitions in High-Tech and Emerging Growth Environments""Selected Securities Law Issues After the Merger Agreement is Signed,"1999
Viable Deal Formats for Merging Utilities," Mergers & Acquisitions"Due Diligence for Corporate Acquisitions: United States"1996
Electrical World"Why Now, More Than Ever, PUHCA Should Be Repealed,"1996
Infrastructure Finance magazineA More Flexible Approach: The SEC Is Easing Up On Foreign Investments By US Public Utility Holding Companies,"1995
Washington State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education"Corporate Privileges in an Adversarial Context,"1989
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Chicago Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
University of ArizonaN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1977
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Practising Law Institute"Drafting Corporate Agreements"2005
Practising Law Institute"Understanding the Securities Laws"2005
New Economy Directors SummitBoard Room Challenges Facing High-Growth Companies2000
Corporate Board Member MagazineMaking Great Acquisitions2000
FulcrumConsulting Industry Mergers & Acquisitions1998
California State Bar Business Law Section/Continuing Education of the BarAdvanced Course of Study: Mergers & Acquisitions"1997

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