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: 972-419-7196
Fax: 972-419-8329
Selected to Rising Stars: 2017 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (20%),
  • Banking (20%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (20%),
  • Construction Litigation: Consumer (20%),
  • Business/Corporate (20%)
Attorney Profile

Jonathan L. Howell actively represents clients in Texas and throughout the United States in all facets of litigation and a variety of transactional matters, including business and asset acquisitions, preparation and renegotiation of lending and credit agreements, contract disputes, real property and construction disputes, creditors’ rights, out-of-court workouts, debt restructurings, commercial reorganizations, asset protection, and bankruptcy-related litigation matters.  Mr. Howell has received multiple awards and recognition from his peers for his work in litigation and commercial reorganizations and restructurings.

Mr. Howell has represented a broad spectrum of clients, ranging from local entrepreneurs to Fortune 500 companies.  Mr. Howell's clients include business owners, directors, officers, equity investors, traditional and non-traditional lenders, mortgage servicers, private equity firms, hedge funds, family offices, institutional investors, REITs, manufacturers, retailers, real estate developers, real estate investors, hospitality groups and hoteliers, oil and gas companies, trade creditors, landlords, official and ad-hoc creditors' committees, trustees, and judgment creditors.

Mr. Howell received his B.A. in Economics from SMU in 2001 and his J.D. in 2007 from SMU's Dedman School of Law, where he was an articles editor for the International Law Review and Dean’s List student.  From 2008 to 2009, Mr. Howell served as a federal judicial law clerk for the Honorable D. Michael Lynn in the Northern District of Texas.  While attending law school, Jonathan externed for the Honorable Stacey G. C. Jernigan in the Northern District of Texas.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Business Litigation (20%): Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements

Banking (20%)

Civil Litigation (20%)

Construction Litigation (20%): Construction Defects

Business/Corporate (20%): Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations

Focus Areas

Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements, Construction Defects, 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/Awards:

  • Best Lawyer, D Magazine, 2014 & 2018
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2017 & 2018
  • 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:

  • United States District Courts, State of Texas
  • State Bar of Texas, Member
  • Dallas Bar Association, Member
  • United States District Court for the District of Delaware
  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York

Scholarly Lectures/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
Office Location for Jonathan L. Howell

14801 Quorum Drive
Suite 500
Dallas, TX 75254

Phone: 972-419-7196

Fax: 972-419-8329

 

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Last Updated: 8/30/2018

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