Patrick Howard

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Top Rated Class Action & Mass Torts Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Saltz Mongeluzzi & Bendesky P.C.
 | 1650 Market Street, 52nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-575-3895
Fax: 215-496-0999
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2008, 2011 - 2012
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Antitrust Litigation (20%),
  • Consumer Law (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    A partner at The Law Firm of Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett & Bendesky PC and a member of its Class Action Practice Group, Patrick Howard represents individuals throughout Pennsylvania and across the United States in consumer fraud litigation. He also represents small and large businesses, including multiemployer Taft-Hartley employee benefit plans, that are plaintiffs in antitrust actions. Mr. Howard has been instrumental in obtaining several sizable settlements and jury awards on behalf of his clients, including a $23 million settlement in a class action lawsuit involving defective toilet connectors and a settlement in excess of $6 million in a securities fraud class action lawsuit.

    Mr. Howard attended The University of Scranton as an undergraduate, majoring in history and political science and receiving a Bachelor of Science in 1998. He then went on to attend the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2001. While in law school, he was a member of its Moot Court Board and participated in the annual Robert F. Wagner National Labor and Employment Law Moot Court Competition.

    After graduation, Mr. Howard served a year's clerkship for a judge on the Superior Court of Pennsylvania before entering private practice. He joined his current firm in 2007. Admitted to practice before all Pennsylvania and New Jersey state courts, Mr. Howard is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Middle and Eastern Districts of Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 70%Class Action/Mass Torts
    • 20%Antitrust Litigation
    • 10%Consumer Law

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    Selected to Super Lawyers for 8 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

    Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2008, 2011 - 2012

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    About Patrick Howard

    Admitted: 2002, Pennsylvania

    Professional Webpage: http://www.smbb.com/attorneys/patrick-howard

    Honors/Awards:

    • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer-Rising Star, 2008
    • Dean's honors, University of Pittsburgh School of Law
    • Pro Bono Roll of Honor, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, 2009
    • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, 2013
    • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer-Rising Star, 2011
    • Robert Wagner National Labor and Employment Moot Court Competition, University of Pittsburgh School of Law
    • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, 2014
    • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer-Rising Star, 2012
    • Pro Bono Roll of Honor, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, 2008

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • New Jersey
    • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
    • Pennsylvania
    • United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent Program, Participant

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • In re Apple In-App Purchase Litig., 11-cv-01758 (N.D. Cal.)
    • Touchstone Group, LLC v. Tatum, LLC, et al., No. 11-cv-02971 (D.Col.)
    • Trabakoolas v. Watts Water Technologies, Inc., et al., No. 12-cv-01172 (N.D. Cal)
    • In re Riverwalk Fire Litigation

    Educational Background:

    • University of Scranton, 1998
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    Office Location for Patrick Howard

    1650 Market Street
    52nd Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19103

    Phone: 215-575-3895

    Fax: 215-496-0999

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