Professional Biography
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Howard R. Cabot Partner

  • Phoenix

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    2901 N. Central Avenue, Suite 2000

    Phoenix, AZ


  • New York

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    New York

    30 Rockefeller Plaza, 22nd Floor

    New York, NY




Howard R. Cabot is widely recognized nationally as a leading courtroom lawyer in complex and sophisticated litigation, including antitrust, securities, intellectual property and class actions. His experience extends to state and federal court matters, as well as emergency injunctions, jury and non-jury trials, and appeals. His jury trials have ranged from several days to as long as six months. He also teaches trial advocacy, evidence and professionalism as an adjunct professor at the Sandra Day O’Connor School of Law and Arizona State University.  Additionally, Howard is a frequent speaker on a variety of litigation topics, including litigation management, legal ethics, the importance of public interest work and human rights issues.

Professional Recognition

  • Fellow of The American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Named the Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year" for Antitrust Law, 2016, 2017
  • Listed in Chambers Global "World's Leading Lawyers for Business," Ranked United States - Trial Lawyers 
  • Ranked by Chambers USA, as "America's Leading Commercial Litigation Lawyers," Ranked Nationwide - Trial Lawyers and in Arizona - General Commercial Litigation
  • Recognized as an IP Star by Managing IP
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2006 - Present: Antitrust Law; Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Antitrust; Litigation - Intellectual Property; Litigation - Securities; Securities/Capital Markets Law
  • Listed in Legal Media Group: Guide to the Leading US Litigation Lawyers
  • Listed in Southwest Super Lawyers, Arizona Business Magazine, "Top Attorneys in Arizona" 2007 - 2016
  • Listed in Lawyers Who’s Who in American Law
  • Peer Review Rated AV in Martindale-Hubbell
    (AV®, BV® and CV® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.)

Professional Leadership

  • Arizona Court of Appeals, Judge Pro Tem
  • Maricopa County Superior Court, Judge Pro Tem
  • Arizona State University, College of Law, Adjunct Professor
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, State Committee Member
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Access to Justice Committee Member  
  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Faculty Member
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy, Member
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • American Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Wexner Heritage Foundation, Scholar
  • Lorna Lockwood Inn of Court
  • Certified as an approved AAA and FINRA (formerly NASD and NYSE) arbitrator/mediator

Community Involvement

  • Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix, Board Member
  • American Jewish Committee Judge Learned Hand Award, 2012
  • Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Phoenix, Board Member
  • Arizona State University, President's Club
  • Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Dean's Council
  • Phoenix Symphony, Board Member, 2003 - 2006 
  • Phoenix Library Foundation, Secretary, Executive Committee, Board Member, 1993 - 2001
  • Herberger Theatre, Secretary, Executive Committee, Board of Directors, 1992 - 2002
  • Jewish National Fund, Co-Recipient, “Tree of Life” Award
  • Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, 4th Annual Justice for All Night, Pro Bono Public Service Award, 2012





Areas of Focus

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Arizona

  • New York

  • Supreme Court of the United States

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

  • Military Commissions Judiciary Tribunal of Guantanamo Bay

  • U.S. Tax Court


  • Rutgers School of Law - Newark, J.D.
  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, B.A.


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