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Howard D. Burnett

Partner
PHONE   208.233.0845
FAX   208.233.1304
EMAIL   hburnett@hawleytroxell.com
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Howard Burnett is the resident partner in the firm’s Pocatello office. He concentrates his practice in transactional matters, commercial litigation matters, and general business counsel and advice, with particular experience in the semiconductor industry.

Prior to returning in 1985 to his home state of Idaho to join Hawley Troxell, Mr. Burnett was an associate with Sullivan & Cromwell in New York City. He is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell.


Practice Areas

Education

Law School: University of Pennsylvania, J.D., 1977

Graduate School: Oxford University (Trinity College), B. Phil. Management Studies, 1974

Undergraduate: Harvard College, B.A., Economics, cum laude, 1972

Community Activities

Rotary Club of Pocatello Member since 1986; Director 2006-2012; President 2010-2011

Former Member of the Board of Governors of Bannock Regional Medical Center (now known as Portneuf Medical Center) 1986-2000; Chairman of the Board of Governors 1989-2000

Executive Director, Nonesuch Oar & Paddle Club (comprised of fellow teammates from the undefeated 1968-1972 Harvard Varsity Lightweight Crews who continue to row each October in the annual Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston)

Former member of the Board of Directors of The Bengal Foundation (supporting Idaho State University’s Athletic Department)

Former member of the Board of Directors of The Chief Foundation (supporting the Chief Theatre Restoration Project in Pocatello)

Former member of the Board of Directors of the Pocatello High School Alumni Association

 


howard-burnett

Howard D. Burnett

Partner
PHONE   208.233.0845
FAX   208.233.1304
EMAIL   hburnett@hawleytroxell.com

Biography

Howard Burnett is the resident partner in the firm’s Pocatello office. He concentrates his practice in transactional matters, commercial litigation matters, and general business counsel and advice, with particular experience in the semiconductor industry.

Prior to returning in 1985 to his home state of Idaho to join Hawley Troxell, Mr. Burnett was an associate with Sullivan & Cromwell in New York City. He is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell.


Practice Areas

Education

Law School: University of Pennsylvania, J.D., 1977

Graduate School: Oxford University (Trinity College), B. Phil. Management Studies, 1974

Undergraduate: Harvard College, B.A., Economics, cum laude, 1972

Community Activities

Rotary Club of Pocatello Member since 1986; Director 2006-2012; President 2010-2011

Former Member of the Board of Governors of Bannock Regional Medical Center (now known as Portneuf Medical Center) 1986-2000; Chairman of the Board of Governors 1989-2000

Executive Director, Nonesuch Oar & Paddle Club (comprised of fellow teammates from the undefeated 1968-1972 Harvard Varsity Lightweight Crews who continue to row each October in the annual Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston)

Former member of the Board of Directors of The Bengal Foundation (supporting Idaho State University’s Athletic Department)

Former member of the Board of Directors of The Chief Foundation (supporting the Chief Theatre Restoration Project in Pocatello)

Former member of the Board of Directors of the Pocatello High School Alumni Association

 


Memberships & Accolades

Bar Admissions

New York, 1978

United States District Court, Southern District of New York, 1978

United States District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1978

United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 1982

United States Supreme Court, 1985

Idaho, 1985

United States District Court, District of Idaho, 1985

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1985

Professional Memberships

Lawyer Representative of the District of Idaho to the Ninth Circuit Conference of the
United States Courts, 2014-2016

American Bar Association

New York State Bar Association

Idaho State Bar

Accomplishments

Best Lawyers in America – Commercial Litigation and Corporate Law, since 2010

2011 Professional of the Year, Idaho State Journal Business and Achievement Awards

2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award Recipient, Pocatello High School Education Foundation

Rated as AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell