Your Outside In-house
Legal Counsel Since 1985

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. We are also recognized for our expertise in the representation of those in the meetings, events, trade shows, trade associations and other convention and hospitality industries.

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, conventions and others in the hospitality industry. 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, exempt organizations tax matters, employment / human resources, antitrust 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 to be with our clients.

Howe & Hutton, Ltd. produces THE Howe & Hutton REPORT, a monthly newsletter identifying current 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 clients 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 our areas of practice. We welcome any inquiries concerning how we can assist your nonprofit organization or meeting event.

Schedule your consultation with one of our lawyers at either of our two office locations. Call Howe & Hutton, Ltd. at 312-263-3001 (Chicago) or 202-466-7252 (Washington D.C.) or contact us online and someone will be in touch with you promptly.