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Languages spoken: German

Practice areas


  1. Business: 35%
    49 years
  2. General Practice: 25%
    49 years
  3. Antitrust: 10%
    49 years
  4. Lawsuits & Disputes: 10%
    49 years
  5. Other: 20%
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Suite 4200 20 N. Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL, 60606-3191


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law196605/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Outstanding Achievement in Illinois Education ServiceIllinois State Board of Education1988
"Mr Association Lawyer"Chicago Tribune1985
Life Member Duke University School of Law Board of VisitorsDuke University school of LawN/A
Prseident's AwardReligious Conference Management AssociationN/A
M. Leonard Award for Outstanding Legal ServiceAutomotive Service CouncilN/A
Industry Award for Legal ServicesMeeting Professionals InternationalN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding Partner/PresidentHowe & Hutton, LTD.1985 - Present
Senior PartnerJenner & Block1966 - 1985
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationSpecial Advisor Standing Committee on Meetings and Travel1995 - Present
Illinois Bar FoundationLife rmember1976 - Present
District of Columbia Bar AssociationMember1972 - Present
Chicago Bar AssociationTrade and Association Law Committtee1966 - Present
Chicago Bar AssociationMember1966 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember1966 - Present
American Bar Association, Litigation SectionN/AN/A
American Bar Association, Senior Lawyers DivisionN/AN/A
Ameriacn Society of Association ExecutivesFellowN/A
Fellows of the American Bar FoundationFellowN/A
American Bar FoundationLife MemberN/A
American Bar Association, Business Law SectionN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Gladstone v BellwoodUS Supreme Court 6 to 3
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Publication nameTitleDate
Meetings & ConventionsLaw and the PlannerN/A
The Meeting ProfessionalLegal mattersN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Duke University School of LawN/AJuris Doctor, With Highest Distinction1966
Northwestern UniversityDiplomatic History/Political ScienceOther - Bachelors1963
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Spring Law SymposiumHoldharmless/Waivers for Adventure Travel Companies2008
American Society of Association Executives Chicago Association Law Sym[posiumAssociation law2008
InstitutesRisk Management2007
Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education-NFPsNot for Profit OrganizationsN/A
Fall meetingsContracts for the Hospitality IndustryN/A