Jonathan L. Howell actively represents clients in Texas and throughout the United States in all facets of litigation and a variety of transactional matters, including business and asset acquisitions, preparation and renegotiation of lending and credit agreements, contract disputes, real property and construction disputes, creditors’ rights, out-of-court workouts, debt restructurings, commercial reorganizations, asset protection, and bankruptcy-related litigation matters. Mr. Howell has received multiple awards and recognition from his peers for his work in litigation and commercial reorganizations and restructurings.
Mr. Howell has represented a broad spectrum of clients, ranging from local entrepreneurs to Fortune 500 companies. Mr. Howell's clients include business owners, directors, officers, equity investors, traditional and non-traditional lenders, mortgage servicers, private equity firms, hedge funds, family offices, institutional investors, REITs, manufacturers, retailers, real estate developers, real estate investors, hospitality groups and hoteliers, oil and gas companies, trade creditors, landlords, official and ad-hoc creditors' committees, trustees, and judgment creditors.
Mr. Howell received his B.A. in Economics from SMU in 2001 and his J.D. in 2007 from SMU's Dedman School of Law, where he was an articles editor for the International Law Review and Dean’s List student. From 2008 to 2009, Mr. Howell served as a federal judicial law clerk for the Honorable D. Michael Lynn in the Northern District of Texas. While attending law school, Jonathan externed for the Honorable Stacey G. C. Jernigan in the Northern District of Texas.