Arthur A. Howard Joins Haynes and Boone Houston Office

June 21, 2007

HOUSTON – Arthur A. Howard, an attorney who blends a wide business management background with extensive legal experience, has accepted an of counsel position with the Haynes and Boone, LLP Houston office.

Mr. Howard’s diverse background in the business world has involved counseling organizations ranging from start-up ventures to industry leaders, including companies in highly regulated industries. His practice centers on corporate, securities, finance, mergers, acquisitions, business transactions and advisory services.

In the years following graduation from the University of Arkansas School of Law in 1990, Mr. Howard has served as chief executive officer, president, chief operating officer, general counsel and director in the manufacturing, construction, investment advisory, pension consulting and financial services industries.

He has also been an advisor to boards of directors and executive management on day-to-day management issues, strategic development, structuring routine business transactions and complex mergers and acquisitions, banking, finance, securities offerings, joint ventures and real estate transactions in both domestic and international transactions.

Mr. Howard earned his B.S. at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, OK, in 1987. He is a member of the Houston, Texas and American Bar associations and is currently the advisory board chairman for the Mickey Mantle Museum Trust.

Haynes and Boone's Houston office, opened in 1990, is the firm’s second-largest with 111 attorneys, including a past president of the State Bar of Texas, a former U.S. attorney and a former deputy assistant attorney general for the antitrust division of the U.S. Department of Justice.  The Houston office boasts a diverse group of clients, including some of the world’s largest companies in the energy and banking industries.

Haynes and Boone, LLP is an international corporate law firm with offices in Texas, New York, Washington, D.C., Mexico City and Moscow, providing a full spectrum of legal services. With more than 450 attorneys, Haynes and Boone is ranked among the largest law firms in the nation by The National Law Journal.  The firm has been recognized by Vault.com as one of the "20 Best Law Firms to Work For," by Corporate Board Member Magazine as one of the “Best Corporate Law Firms in America,” and has received the Minority Corporate Counsel Association’s Thomas L. Sager Award for its commitment to diversity.

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