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  • Represented a closely held multi-state real estate sales and development enterprise in a $500 million out of court debt restructuring.
  • Represented the Creditor's Committee in Piper Aircraft Corporation's Chapter 11 reorganization and worked closely with creditors and Piper management for four years. Howard assisted creditors recover 100% of their claims and helped create a new Piper enterprise that thrives today.
  • Represented a Federal Court Receiver in an action initiated by the Securities Exchange Commission in regards to a $250 million Ponzi scheme in the entertainment business
  • Represented a regional South Florida hospital in a $75 million Chapter 11 restructuring
  • Represented creditor's committees in a $50 million telecom restructuring and in an $80 million national floral chain restructuring
  • Represents a $100 million a year national food industry manufacturer
  • Daily Business Review, Most Effective Lawyer Award in Bankruptcy
    • Recognized for work on Taylor, Bean & Whitaker Mortgage Corp. (TBW) bankruptcy, 2012
    • Recognized for work on TOUSA bankruptcy, 2011
  • Chambers & Partners USA, America's Leading Business Lawyers, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, 2009-2018
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Bankruptcy and Creditor, Debtor Rights Law, 1995-2017, 2019
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Business Reorganization, 2018
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV® Preeminent™ rated
  • Florida Super Lawyers, 2006-2018
  • The South Florida Legal Guide, Top Lawyer, 2006-2018
  • Florida Trend Magazine's, Legal Elite, 2004-2006, 2010
  • South Florida Business Journal, Best of the Bar
  • Former Chair of the Bankruptcy/UCC Committee of the Business Law Section of The Florida Bar
  • Former Chair of the Business Law Section of The Florida Bar
  • The City of Bal Harbour, Florida, Mayor 2001-2003, 2007-2009, Councilman 2003-2005 and Assistant Mayor 2005-2007.
  • Kluger Peretz Kaplan & Berlin, Managing Director