Trade & Professional Association Lawyers

Howe & Hutton, Ltd.

With a main office in Chicago and an additional office in Washington, DC, Howe & Hutton, Ltd. is The Law Firm for Associations® and The Law Firm for Meeting Professionals®. We have carved a niche in the unique, creative and highly regulated area of nonprofit organization and hospitality law. Our clients are international, national, regional, state-wide and local, with United States clients generally operating as 501(c) tax-exempt organizations.

Your Outside In-house Legal Counsel Since 1985.

Since 1985, Howe & Hutton, Ltd. has provided ongoing legal counsel to trade associations, professional societies, other nonprofit organizations and those who organize meetings, events, trade shows and conventions. We readily respond to situations that arise and develop preventive strategies to avoid litigation. We routinely represent clients in areas of intellectual property, human resources, litigation and risk management, administrative law, tax law, antitrust counseling and governance issues.

We're There When You Need Us.

Howe & Hutton, Ltd. is available to the extent you want us to be. Whether you reach us by email or telephone, we respond to you promptly. Associations frequently hold meetings out of town, and our attorneys willingly travel when necessary with our clients.

Howe & Hutton, Ltd. produces THE HOWE & HUTTON REPORT, a monthly newsletter identifying legal and regulatory developments and trends that are relevant to the nonprofit community. The REPORT is widely recognized and frequently quoted. We provide it as a free service to keep our association executives and their board members current on legal and other developments affecting them and their members.

We are a boutique law firm that has emerged as a leader in the nonprofit community. We welcome any inquiries concerning how we can assist your nonprofit organization or meeting event.

Schedule your consultation with one of our lawyers at any of our two office locations. Call Howe & Hutton, Ltd. at 312-263-3001 or contact us online and someone will be in touch with you promptly.