Las Vegas, Oct. 5, 2017 – Howard & Howard law firm has been selected as a winner of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce 2017 Business Excellence Award.
The Business Excellence Awards celebrate the diversity, creativity and ingenuity of the Las Vegas business community.
Howard & Howard, one of 25 winners of this year’s awards, was selected in the 'Trendsetters' category.
Opening in 2004 with two attorneys, Howard & Howard’s Las Vegas office has grown to more than 20 attorneys supported by a staff of 12.
The firm was cited for several activities and accomplishments, including:
*A Community Reinvestment Fund which has made donations to 14 organizations since 2016. Howard & Howard attorneys pledge a portion of their annual compensation to fund the donations.
*An Intellectual Property Intern Program which enables holders of undergrad engineering or related technical degrees to attend law school and work part-time in the firm’s IP practice.
*Howard & Howard attorneys serve as judges in the annual UNLV Southern Nevada Small Business Plan competition. To encourage local entrepreneurs, the firm also provides $10,000 in free legal services to the competition’s winner.
“We’re are pleased and proud to be recognized by the Chamber of Commerce with a Business Excellence Award,” said Art Rogers, Howard & Howard Las Vegas Office managing partner. “It’s truly gratifying to be selected from the many great Las Vegas businesses that were considered for this honor.”
About Howard & Howard
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 Detroit); 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; cannabis; 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.