Howard S. Jacobowitz
Howard Jacobowitz has more than 40 years of experience defending the rights of professional clients. Howard is a brilliant legal mind and strategist whose talents and skills are a benefit to all of VLMMR’s clients.
Howard’s passion is the law, and he commits himself to skillfully representing clients against professional and general liability claims, construction litigation, real estate litigation and OSHA related issues and claims brought against medical professionals and facilities. Howard represents clients of VLMMR against OSHA claims that arose out of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A highly accomplished attorney at the trial and appellate level, Howard has unparalleled success in litigating highly complex and intricate matters on behalf of his clients.
Howard graduated from Duke University Law School in 1978, and was admitted to practice in New York State in 1979.
Howard was born in the Bronx and grew up in Queens and later on Long Island. At John F. Kennedy High School in Bellmore he excelled academically and played third doubles on the tennis team. Howard attended undergraduate school at Hamilton College in Clinton, N.Y., where he majored in English and American History. He graduated from Hamilton in 1975 summa cum laude and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.
Howard is a frequent lecturer for Lorman and the New York State Bar Association on various topics in construction and design law and has authored several articles in the New York Law Journal on lawyers’ professional liability and New York Practice.