Royal Oak, Michigan, July 26, 2017: Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that Martin A. Little and Alexander Villamar have joined the firm. They will practice out of the firm’s Las Vegas, Nevada office.
Martin A. Little concentrates his practice in commercial litigation, construction and personal injury.
Mr. Little received his J.D., magna cum laude from the University of Louisville School of Law in 1997 and his B.A., magna cum laude, from California State University at Fullerton in 1994. He holds the AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, its highest rating for ethics and legal ability. Mr. Little is licensed in the State of Nevada and has achieved a distinguished record as a trial lawyer in both state and federal courts in Nevada since 1999.
Alexander Villamar concentrates his practice in commercial and business litigation, insurance defense, personal injury, and appellate law. He practices in both state and federal court, and has tried many cases before the American Arbitration Association.
Mr. Villamar’s primary duties consist of handling a full caseload of general litigation matters, including commercial and business litigation. He often works in tandem with in-house counsel, and is directly involved in every step of the litigation process, including conducting legal research, drafting pleadings, arguing motions before the court, conducting all manner of discovery, negotiating settlements, drafting settlement agreements, and otherwise preparing a case for trial. A considerable part of Mr. Villamar’s professional time is spent researching and analyzing statutes, court rules, and court precedents, and assessing how these impact his clients.
Prior to attending law school, Mr. Villamar worked in local New York City politics, and was a legislative aide for a New York City Council Member. He received his J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of Law in 2003 and his B.A. from Cornell University in 1997. He is fluent in Spanish and speaks, reads and writes intermediate German. Mr. Villamar is licensed to practice in the States of Nevada and New York and before the U.S. District Court, District of Nevada and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Founded in 1869, Howard & Howard is a full-service law firm with a national and international practice that provides legal services to businesses and business owners. The firm has offices in Michigan (Ann Arbor and Royal Oak); Illinois (Chicago and Peoria); Las Vegas, Nevada; and Los Angeles, California. Howard & Howard’s major areas of practice include: bankruptcy and creditors’ rights; business and corporate; commercial litigation; employee benefits; environmental; estate planning; franchising; intellectual property; labor, employment and immigration; mergers and acquisitions; real estate; securities; and tax. Our distinguished backgrounds provide us with a solid understanding of the industries we serve, including, automotive and industrial; commodity futures; construction; energy and utilities; financial services; gaming; healthcare; and hospitality. For more information, please visit the firm’s website at www.howardandhoward.com.