Jonathan L. Howell

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Dallas, TX

Glast Phillips & Murray, PC
 | 14801 Quorum Drive, Suite 500
Dallas, TX 75254
Phone: 972-419-8300
Selected to Rising Stars: 2017 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (30%),
  • Creditor Debtor Rights: Business (30%),
  • Bankruptcy: Business (30%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%)
Attorney Profile

Jonathan L. Howell is an attorney with the Glast, Phillips and Murray, PC, law firm in Dallas, Texas. A top-rated attorney with over 10 years of legal experience, Mr. Howell heads the firm's bankruptcy, restructuring and creditors' rights section, where he represents businesses, financial institutions, creditors and other stakeholders throughout the country in all matters related to Chapter 11 bankruptcy filings, out-of-court restructurings, creditors' rights, multijurisdictional insolvencies and federal bankruptcy litigation.

A 2001 graduate of Southern Methodist University with a Bachelor of Arts in economics, Mr. Howell obtained his Juris Doctor in 2007 from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law. While in law school, Mr. Howell served as articles editor for the International Law Review and completed an externship under the Honorable Stacey G.C. Jernigan with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas.

From 2007 to 2008, Mr. Howell served as legal clerk for the Honorable D. Michael Lynn at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas, and in 2008, the State Bar of Texas admitted him to practice. He then served as bankruptcy attorney at several other area law firms before joining Glast, Phillips and Murray, PC, in 2015. He practices before all state and federal courts in Texas as well as before many federal bankruptcy courts across the United States.

Recognized as an emerging leader in his areas of practice, Mr. Howell has achieved unprecedented success serving as lead counsel for both creditors and debtors in numerous complex litigation matters involving millions of dollars of debt. He has also helped countless businesses and corporations restructure their debts in order to remain solvent and competitive in today's demanding market.

Active in his legal community, Mr. Howell is a member of the bankruptcy and commercial law sections of the Dallas Bar Association and a member of the Dallas Fort Worth Association of Young Bankruptcy Lawyers. He also serves on the State Bar of Texas, Young Lawyer's Committee. An accomplished author and speaker, he has published numerous articles and conducted many lectures and seminars on bankruptcy law and other related topics.

In 2014, D Magazine named him as one of Dallas' best lawyers for bankruptcy.

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Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Business Litigation (30%): Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements

Creditor Debtor Rights (30%): Collections, Debt Discharge, Foreclosure, Loan Modifications

Bankruptcy (30%): Bankruptcy Law

Business/Corporate (10%): Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations

Focus Areas

Business Litigation: Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements

Creditor Debtor Rights: Collections, Debt Discharge, Foreclosure, Loan Modifications

Bankruptcy: Bankruptcy Law

Business/Corporate: Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Rising Stars: 2017 - 2018

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About Jonathan Howell

Admitted: 2008, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.gpm-law.com/howell.html

Honors and Awards:

  • Dallas' Best Lawyer for Bankruptcy, D Magazine, 2014
  • AVVO: Top Rated Lawyer Jonathan L. Howell
  • Dean’s List, SMU's Dedman School of Law
  • International Law Review, Articles Editor, SMU's Dedman School of Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • State Bar of Texas, Young Lawyers Committee, Non-lawyer Outreach Co-liaison, Member
  • Dallas Bar Association, Bankruptcy & Commercial Law Section, Member
  • United States District Court for the District of Delaware
  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York
  • Texas

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • DFW Association of Young Bankruptcy Lawyers, Judges Program, Chair of the Lunch

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Co-Author, Till in Chapter 11 Cases & the Looming “Efficient Market” Debate, ABI Journal, 2013
  • Co-Author, Trade Creditors in Bankruptcy, Dallas Bar Association's Headnotes, 2011
  • Panel Speaker, Evidence Rules and Trial Tactics in Bankruptcy Court, State Bar of Texas Business Bankruptcy 101 Course, 2010
  • Co-Author, Chapter 11 Practice — Bankruptcy Nuts & Bolts: The Basics of Cash Collateral and DIP Financing, State Bar of Texas Bankruptcy Law Section Newsletter, 2010
  • Co-Author, Utilizing Chapter 15 of the United States Bankruptcy Code to Combat Fraud , World Compendium on Asset Tracing & Recovery, 2009
  • Co-Author, A Primer on Commercial Landlord Issues in Bankruptcy, Dallas Bar Association's Headnotes, 2009
  • Panel Speaker, Navigating a Small Business Bankruptcy Case — The Benefits and Perils, State Bar of Texas, 2009
  • Author, International Insolvency Law, 42 INT'L LAW. 113 , 2008
  • Co-Author, Chapter 11: The Practice of Corporate Reorganization Law, 2007
  • Author, Privatization of Pemex, 13 LAW & BUS. REV. AM. 461 , 2007
  • Author, Recent Developments in NAFTA Law, 13 LAW & BUS. REV. AM. 253 , 2007
  • Panel Speaker, Commercial Landlord Issues in Bankruptcy, 2010
  • Co-Author, Bankruptcy 101: What Every Bankruptcy Attorney Needs to Know About Cash Collateral and DIP Financing, 2010
  • Co-Author, Bankruptcy 101: What Every Young Lawyer Should Know About Non-Residential Tenant Bankruptcies, 2009

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Staff and Articles Editor, International Law Review Association, SMU Dedman School of Law
  • Judicial Extern, Honorable Stacey G. C. Jernigan, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Northern District of Texas
  • Federal Judicial Law Clerk, Honorable D. Michael Lynn, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Northern District of Texas

Educational Background:

  • Southern Methodist University, B.A. in Economics, 2001
  • St. John's Episcopal School

Industry Groups

  • Entertainment
  • Hotel/hospitality
  • Manufacturing
  • Mixed-Use Developments
  • Oil & Gas
  • Real Estate
  • Retail
  • Office Location for Jonathan L. Howell

    14801 Quorum Drive
    Suite 500
    Dallas, TX 75254

    Phone: 972-419-8300

     

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    Last Updated: 11/7/2017

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