Richard R. Howe
Richard Howe, Esq.
Executive Vice President and Treasurer
Richard Howe joined the law firm of 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. Mr. Howe serves on Sullivan & Cromwell’s Opinion Practice Committee and advises the Firm on insurance matters. He is currently Co-Chair of the TriBar Opinion Committee and serves on the Board of Directors of the Working Group on Legal Opinions Foundation. He is also President and a director of Peoples’ Symphony Concerts of New York City and a member and director of The Corporation of Yaddo of Saratoga Springs, New York.
Mr. Howe was 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, 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, 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 Committees on Federal Regulation of Securities, Legal Opinions and Corporate Documents and the New York State Bar Association Committee on Securities Regulation.