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Ted Howard

President + Governance Committee  

Wiley Rein LLP

Ted Howard is the fulltime Pro Bono Partner at Wiley Rein LLP in Washington, D.C., where he oversees administration of the 250-lawyer firm’s Pro Bono Program, while also maintaining an active caseload representing individuals and groups of clients in civil rights, family law, housing, immigration and public benefits matters.  Ted currently serves as Chair of the ABA Standing Committee on Legal Aid and Indigent Defense, and he also serves on the D.C. Circuit Judicial Conference Standing Committee on Pro Bono Legal Services, and the Board of Governors of the District of Columbia Bar, among numerous other public interest-oriented commitments.  He has been honored for his pro bono contributions by the Legal Aid Society of D.C., with its Servant of Justice Award in 2006, and by the Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs, with its Wiley A. Branton Award in 2015.  Ted has been recognized by “Best Lawyers in America” and “D.C. Superlawyers” on numerous occasions.  He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame (B.A. 1978) and Harvard Law School (J.D. 1981).

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