Howard Pashman



Howard is an associate at the firm, where he focuses his practice on complex civil litigation and white collar criminal defense. He represents individuals and companies across a variety of industries, from industrial conglomerates to national restaurant chains, real estate owners and developers to individual employees. Prior to joining the firm, Howard practiced commercial litigation in Chicago, where he represented individual and corporate clients in all phases of litigation from pleadings through jury trials and appeals.  Howard also earned a PhD in American History and wrote a book on the legal history of the American Revolution, Building a Revolutionary State:  The Legal Transformation of New York, 1776-1783, published by the University of Chicago Press. Howard’s experience as a litigator, coupled with his scholarly work, allows him to be a rigorous and persuasive advocate for his diverse clients.  

Bar/Court Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey


  • M.Phil. in Historical Studies, University of Cambridge, Clare College, 2004
  • B.A in History, Northwestern University, 2002
  • J.D and Ph.D, Northwestern University, 2013