John Howley has more than 30 years of experience representing clients in employment disputes and as whistleblowers seeking financial rewards and legal protections. His experience includes:
- an $80 million settlement in a race discrimination class action against Sodexho Marriott;
- a labor arbitration that awarded NYC police officers higher raises than firefighters for the first time in 100 years; and
- a $3.2 million settlement in a prevailing wage lawsuit on behalf of nurses from the Philippines.
Mr. Howley graduated from Skidmore College and earned his law degree, magna cum laude, from New York Law School, where he was Articles Editor of the Law Review. During law school, he served as an intern to U.S. District Judges Kevin Thomas Duffy and Shira A. Scheindlin. Upon graduation, he served as a law clerk to U.S. Circuit Judge Roger J. Miner on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
He has received the Medal for Excellence in Advocacy from the American College of Trial Lawyers, The Thurgood Marshall Award from the New York City Bar Association, and the Gideon Champion of Justice Award from the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He has also been named one of New York City's "Super Lawyers."