Timothy B. Howell

Timothy B. Howell

Timothy B. Howell


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Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
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New York, NY 10005-1702



  • Columbia University, B.A., 1998
  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2003
  • Admission

    • New York

Timothy B. Howell is a member of Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP's corporate practice group.

Tim represents leading investment banking firms, commercial banks and public and private corporations with a focus on leveraged finance transactions involving high-yield debt securities, syndicated institutional loans and asset-based lending facilities. He represented the financing sources in recent acquisitions including the $23 billion acquisition of H.J. Heinz by 3G Capital Partners and Berkshire Hathaway, the $7.2 billion acquisition of Samson Investment by KKR and other investors, the $6.3 billion buyout of Kinetic Concepts by Apax Partners and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, the recently completed leveraged acquisitions of UFC, Change Healthcare, Interactive Intelligence, Getty Images and Academy Sports as well as several of the landmark acquisitions of the LBO boom, including TXU Corp., Aramark and Warner Music Group. He has also represented Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE: VR) in acquisitions and capital markets transactions. Tim is recognized as a leading finance lawyer by The Legal 500.

Tim advises clients on the high-yield bond and bank sides of acquisition financings and debt refinancings as well as on asset-based lending facilities and equity offerings. He has experience in a variety of industries including energy, technology, retail, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, gaming, telecommunications and home-building.