Attorney Trent Howell

About Me

AV civil trial lawyer of 22 years. Employment and business litigation. Veteran sexual harassment lawyer. Serves “Time’s Up” as a member of the National Women’s Law Center Legal Network for Gender Equity, which manages the “Time’s Up” Legal Defense Fund. Former partner, with 10 years practice, in two national "Am Law 200"​ firms. Represents defendants and select plaintiffs.Specialties: Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell in Labor and Employment, Litigation. Certified by the New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization and listed by New Mexico's Top Rated Lawyers, "Southwest Super Lawyers,"​ Thomson Reuters Lead Counsel, and Chambers USA in Employment and Labor Law. Named the New Mexico State Bar's "Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year" in
I am Licensed to Practice in:
New Mexicosince 1997
Texassince 2001
My Education
University of TexasB.A. (English) - 1994
University of Texas School of LawJ.D. - 1997
My Publications
Developing Labor Law (Cum. Supp. 2003, 2004, 2008) BNA Books
ERISA Survey of Federal Circuits (2005, 2007) ABA

Lead Counsel Rating Details

This Attorney is Rated in the Following Practice Areas:
Labor & Employment Law since 2016
  • Verified Experience
  • Peer Recommended
  • Spotless Record

Practice Highlights

Received the Following Awards
Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year, State Bar of NM (2001)
Outstanding Bar Contribution Award, State Bar of NM (2002)
Chambers: America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2010-2016)
Southwest Super Lawyers (2007-2009, 2014-2017)
Employment Law Specialist, NM (2005-2010, 2017-2021)

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