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Erin J. Howell

Senior Associate
New York

Erin J. Howell

Erin Howell knows that a valuable adviser needs both breadth and depth of knowledge. That's her key to advising clients across a broad range of industries on their most important corporate transactions, while maintaining a particular focus on key industries. From life sciences to life insurance, Erin has counseled clients on a variety of business, corporate, and regulatory matters.

Erin focuses on U.S. and international mergers and acquisitions, internal reorganizations, and asset purchase and sale transactions – including pharmaceutical products and blocks of insurance business. Erin has represented clients in industries as varied as financial services, pharmaceuticals and life sciences, textiles, transportation, and health services. Within the insurance industry, she brings a decade of experience dealing with complex reinsurance, transactional, and regulatory matters, including M&A, renewal rights, shell acquisitions, and regulatory issues for insurance underwriters, producers, and reinsurers.

Representative experience

Representation of a Bermuda-based reinsurance company in acquiring U.S. insurance companies.

Representation of an international pharmaceutical company in acquisition of key intellectual property assets.

Representation of a global transportation company in a strategic investment in a small business.

Regular representation of international property/casualty insurer in preparation of Holding Company Act filings.

Representation of publicly held insurer in divesting non-core insurance business.

Education and admissions


  • J.D., University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall), 2008
  • B.A., summa cum laude, Michigan State University, 2003

Bar admissions and qualifications

  • New York


Legal Aid Society Recognition Award

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