Richard R. HoweOf Counsel
Richard Howe joined Sullivan & Cromwell in 1967 and became a partner in the Firm’s General Practice Group in 1974. He retired as a partner at the end of 2009 and now is of counsel to the Firm. He continues to practice particularly in corporate and securities law matters, broker-dealer and investment adviser regulation, insurance law matters and legal opinions. He serves on the TriBar Opinion Committee and on the Advisory Board of the Working Group on Legal Opinions Foundation. He is also President and a director of Peoples’ Symphony Concerts of New York City, Executive Vice President and Treasurer and a director of the National Committee on American Foreign Policy, Inc. and a member of The Corporation of Yaddo of Saratoga Springs, New York.
Mr. Howe served as chair of the New York State Bar Association Business Law Section from 1992 to 1993, chair of its Committee on Securities Regulation from 1982 to 1986, a member of the TriBar Opinion Committee since its formation in 1979 and Co-Chair from 2008 through 2017, chair of the Subcommittee on Securities Law Opinions of the Committee on Federal Regulation of Securities of the American Bar Association from 2005 to 2009, a member of the New York County Lawyers’ Association Board of Directors from 1983 to 1989, chair of that Association’s Committee on Corporation Law from 1983 to 1989 and a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York Committee on Corporation Law from 1977 to 1979. He continues to serve on the American Bar Association Business Law Section Committees on Federal Regulation of Securities, Legal Opinions and Audit Responses and the New York State Bar Association Business Law Section Committee on Securities Regulation.