Trent Atkins Howell

Trent Atkins Howell

Santa Fe Employment & Business Litigation
  • Employment Law, Civil Rights, Business Law
  • New Mexico, Texas
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Summary

AV civil trial lawyer of 17 years. Employment, employee-benefits, and business litigation and ADR. Former partner, with 10 years practice, in two national "Am Law 200" firms. Represents defendants and select plaintiffs. Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell in Labor and Employment, Litigation. Certified by the New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization and listed as a top Employment lawyer in New Mexico's Top Rated Lawyers, Southwest Super Lawyers, Chambers USA, and Avvo. Named the New Mexico State Bar's "Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year" in 2001. www.trentahowell.com

Education
University of Texas School of Law
University of Texas
English major, With Special Honors
Professional Experience
Owner
Attorney Trent A. Howell
- Current
Partner
Sawtell Wirth & Biedscheid, P.C.
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Partner
Jackson Lewis
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Partner
Holland & Hart LLP
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Associate
Gilkey & Stephenson
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Associate
O'Brien & Associates
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Developing Labor Law (Cum. Supp. 2008)
BNA Books
ERISA Survey of Federal Circuits (2007)
American Bar Association
Charge-Barring Agreements Retaliatory?
Defense Research Institute, The Voice
ERISA Survey of Federal Circuits (2005)
American Bar Association
Developing Labor Law (Cum. Supp. 2004)
BNA Books
Developing Labor Law (Cum. Supp. 2003)
BNA Books
ERISA Preemption of Bad Faith Claims Following Kentucky Association of Healthplans, Inc. v. Miller
American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Committee, e-Tips News
Certifications
Employment & Labor Law Specialist (2005 - 2010)
New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization
Awards
Southwest SuperLawyer
Super Lawyers
Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business
Chambers & Partners
Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business
Chambers & Partners
Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business
Chambers & Partners
Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business
Chambers & Partners
Southwest SuperLawyer
Super Lawyers
Southwest SuperLawyer
Super Lawyers
Southwest SuperLawyer
Super Lawyers
Outstanding Bar Contribution Award
State Bar of New Mexico
Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year
State Bar of New Mexico
Professional Associations
Current
Activities: Member, American Bar Association (Labor & Employment Law and Torts & Insurance Practice Sections) Member, Defense Research Institute Member, State Bar of New Mexico (Labor & Employment Law Section; Past-Chair, Young Lawyers Division; Past-Member, Board of Bar Commissioners) Member, New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association Member, State Bar of Texas (Labor & Employment Law Section)
Defense Research Institute
Current
International Association of Defense Counsel
Current
New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association
Current
American Bar Association
Current
Member, Board of Directors
New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association
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Member, Board of Bar Commissioners
State Bar of New Mexico
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Chair, Board of Directors
New Mexico Young Lawyers Division
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Mexico
Texas
10th Circuit
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
  • Employment Law
  • Civil Rights
  • Business Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Labor & Employment
  • Employee Benefits Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • General Civil
Languages
  • French
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Blog
TrentAHowell.com/blog
Contact & Map
Office Location
1600 Lena Street
Bldg C-29
Santa Fe, NM 87505
USA
Telephone: (505) 919-9158
Fax: (888) 426-3086
Office Location
708 Paseo de Peralta
Santa Fe, NM 87501
USA
Telephone: (505) 919-9158
Fax: (888) 426-3086
Case Coverage
Albuquerque, NM, USA
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Rio Rancho, NM, USA
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Las Cruces, NM, USA
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Roswell, NM, USA
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Farmington, NM, USA
Case Coverage
Los Alamos, NM, USA
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Las Vegas, NM, USA
Case Coverage
Espanola, NM, USA
Case Coverage
Taos