Howard earned a juris doctor degree with a concentration in
international law from the University of Denver College of Law and a
bachelor of science degree in business administration from the Boston
University School of Management. Howard is also a licensed US Customs
In 2007, Howard joined GE’s legal operation as Counsel - Commercial Law for GE Consumer & Industrial. In this role, Howard focuses on the sourcing side of commercial law, as well as transportation, international trade, customs law and export controls.
Before joining GE, Howard spent nearly five years as Corporate Counsel to Gates Corporation / Tomkins plc where he provided legal support to all of the Tomkins companies as part of the Tomkins Law Department. In that capacity, Howard specialized in import-export compliance, international trade, customs law, commercial contracts and government affairs.
Prior to Tomkins, Howard worked as an Import Policy Analyst for the US Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, Import Administration. Import Administration is the US Department of Commerce’s lead unit in enforcing trade laws and agreements to prevent unfairly traded imports.
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