Howard M. Loeb
Area of Practice
Howard M. Loeb, an attorney licensed in California and New York, concentrates in trial and litigation matters as a fraud litigator. Mr. Loeb has more than 50 years of experience handling complex commercial litigation and business matters in the United States and internationally. A significant portion of his practice involves designing and implementing strategies to successfully resolve “the corporate divorce” – conflicts, including litigation among shareholders, partners, members of limited liability companies, and participants in joint venture or other business entities, whether those matters arise from family feuds or alleged activities by one of principals who may have diverted income or tangible or intangible assets (including electronically stored information) from the business venture. In short, Howard Loeb represents the entrepreneur principal “pursuing the principal without principles.” Mr. Loeb also devotes considerable attention to prosecuting and defending lawsuits and disputes outside of litigation that involve the supplier or manufacturer-dealer distribution relationship.
Among other things, he has developed a particular niche in assisting major casinos in recovering substantial sums from individuals and their associates who attempted to secrete assets and income through a web of domestic and international financial activities.
He has an AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the most recognized entity rating lawyers in the United States. An AV® Rating is the highest rating Martindale-Hubbell awards to attorneys.
Mr. Loeb’s practice covers the gamut from disputes involving the control of companies and assets, including intellectual property, trade secret, software licensing, unfair competition and trade litigation, prosecution and defense of alleged violations of federal and state securities law, corporate fraud investigations and related matters, difficult collections involving resourceful debtors, litigation in federal and state courts, unwinding real estate and mortgage schemes, including the handling of adversary proceedings in the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts, prosecution as well as defense of matters involving allegations of fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and diversion of assets and income in corporate settings, supplier-distributor and supplier-dealer disputes, labor-management disputes, litigation prevention and general business law.
Howard M. Loeb P.C. is a California law corporation formed in 1994. Prior to forming Howard M. Loeb P.C., Mr. Loeb was a litigation partner with Kelley Drye & Warren in Los Angeles. Before moving to Los Angeles in 1984 to develop Kelley Drye’s West Coast presence, Mr. Loeb spent nine years in Kelley Drye’s New York Office devoting his practice to commercial and antitrust litigation for Fortune 100 and other major companies and financial institutions.
Mr. Loeb received his J.D. from New York University School of Law in 1971, where he received the University Founders Day Certificate, awarded to the top ten percent of the students in the graduating class. he completed his undergraduate education at Syracuse University where he graduated cum laude in 1968. He was admitted to the New York Bar in February, 1972 and to the California Bar in December 1984. He is also admitted to the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Central, Southern, and Eastern Districts of California, and to the United States Courts of Appeals for the Second and Ninth Circuits.