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Howard Kleinhendler

Howard Kleinhendler

New York, New York
(212) 909-9522
(212) 909-9417

Litigation Department

Howard Kleinhendler consistently represents clients in bet the company litigation. He regularly represents Fortune 50 companies and high net individuals in matters involving construction, antitrust, trademark infringement, tax, partnership disputes, securities and FCPA violations, real estate, and white-collar criminal defense. Howard has appeared on television and is quoted in mainstream media to discuss trial outcomes in cases handled. He has dedicated his career to advancing his clients strategies and goals with efficiency, passion, and determination.

Howard has also been actively engaged in civic affairs. He was the Democratic nominee for Congress in New Jersey's Fourth Congressional District and was on the Ocean County Democratic Committee from 2010 to 2014.

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation and Appeals
  • Real Estate
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • New Jersey


  • Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • J.D.
  • Touro College
    • B.S.

Representative Cases

  • Represented Judlau Contracting Inc. in arbitration relating to $1.2 billion East Side Access Tunnel Project
  • Represented Rosenman Family, LLC in an action against the court-appointed SIPC Trustee in the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC
  • Represented H. Carl McCall in the compensation case brought by New York Attorney General Elliot Spitzer against NYSE chairman, Richard Grasso
  • Represented Gristedes, Inc. in bringing claims for false advertising against Long Island Indian tribes in connection with the sale of untaxed cigarettes

Pro Bono Activities

  • Democratic Nominee for Congress, New Jersey Fourth Congressional District
  • Ocean County Democratic Committee, 2010 - 2014

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