Howard J. Swibel

Howard J. Swibel

Partner

Contact Info

Phone: (312) 876-7164
Fax: (312) 876-6264

Primary Office

Chicago
161 North Clark Street
Suite 4200
Chicago, IL 60601

Howard J. Swibel

Partner

During a legal career spanning more than 40 years, Howard J. Swibel has developed substantial expertise in both the corporate transactional and litigation areas. He has represented a broad range of major corporations and other large private and public entities engaged in industries such as health care, real estate, financial services, hotel, transportation, retail, manufacturing, and communications. He often is involved in negotiating and documenting high-profile, sophisticated commercial transactions. He has also coordinated and supervised major complex litigation, both in the Chicago area and in various parts of the country.

Credentials and Accolades

Honors and Awards

Named to the "Illinois Super Lawyers" list, 2015-2016, 2018

Memberships and Affiliations

Illinois Commissioner to the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws and as a Trustee of the Uniform Law Foundation

Past president of the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws

Arbitrator for the National Association of Securities Dealers

Former member of the Governor's Administrative Rules Commission

Former member of the Advisory Board of the Loyola University Law School Center for Health Care Law

Former member of U.S. State Department Advisory Committee on Private International Law.

Chair of the Executive Committee of the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center

Vice chair of the Anti-Defamation League Midwest Region's board of directors

Member of the Harvard-Radcliffe Schools Committee

Vice president of the Community Foundation for Jewish Education for Metropolitan Chicago

Education

J.D., Harvard University, 1975, cum laude

A.B., Harvard University, 1972, cum laude

Bar Admissions

Illinois

During a legal career spanning more than 40 years, Howard J. Swibel has developed substantial expertise in both the corporate transactional and litigation areas. He has represented a broad range of major corporations and other large private and public entities engaged in industries such as health care, real estate, financial services, hotel, transportation, retail, manufacturing, and communications. He often is involved in negotiating and documenting high-profile, sophisticated commercial transactions. He has also coordinated and supervised major complex litigation, both in the Chicago area and in various parts of the country.