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.
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
Member, Rotary Club of Pocatello, 1986 to present (Director, 2006 to present; President, 2010-2011).
Executive Director, Nonesuch Oar & Paddle Club (comprised of teammates from the undefeated 1968-1972 Harvard Varsity Lightweight Crews who continue to row competitively each October in the annual Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston).
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.
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.