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Howard Schneider

Howard Schneider

Charles River Associates
Senior Consultant
New York, NY, USA


Since February, 2013, Howard Schneider serves as a Senior Consultant at Charles River Associates where he provides business consulting and expert witness services.  Prior to that, from June 2010 to February 2013, Mr. Schneider was a Managing Director of another consulting firm.  For the five years prior to that, Mr. Schneider served as the General Counsel at MF Global, a NYSE listed futures commission merchant and securities broker/dealer, operating in the futures and derivatives markets around the world. He was formerly a partner at Katten Muchin Rosenman, LLP (“KMR”) where he concentrated in corporate, securities and derivatives/futures law and provided legal counsel in the financial markets area. 

Prior to joining KMR, Mr. Schneider served as the first General Counsel of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.  At KMR’s predecessor firm, he was Chairman of the Corporate Department and was also Chairman of the Firm.  Mr. Schneider is also a past Chairman (1997-2001) of the American Bar Association Committee on the Regulation of Futures and Derivative Instruments (Business Law Section).  He is a member of the City Bar Association, and the New York State and American Bar Associations, as well as a member of the Futures Industry Association.  He served as Chairman of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York Committee on Commodities Regulation from 1982-85.  From 1997 to 2018, Mr. Schneider served as a Board member of PJM Interconnection, LLC, the operator of the largest power grid in the United States. 

Mr. Schneider is a frequent lecturer and writer on legal topics.  He received his undergraduate degree from Cornell University and his law degree, with distinction, from the Cornell University School of Law, where he was also an Editor of the Cornell Law Review.

Howard Schneider is associated with the following items:
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Ethics for Financial Industry Lawyers , Wednesday, March 14, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Ethics for Financial Industry Lawyers , Wednesday, March 14, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Ethics for Financial Industry Lawyers 2018, Sunday, March 18, 2018, New York, NY
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks PLI Ethics Programs: Spring 2018
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Ethics for Transactional Attorneys: Hypothetical - PLI Ethics Programs: Spring 2018, Monday, March 26, 2018
A Policy Question and Ethics Issues Under Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Rules - PLI Ethics Programs: Spring 2018, Monday, March 26, 2018
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Ethics for Financial Industry Lawyers 2019, Monday, March 11, 2019, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Ethics for Financial Industry Lawyers 2019, Monday, March 11, 2019, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Ethics for Financial Industry Lawyers 2019, Monday, March 11, 2019, Mechanicsburg, PA
Ethics for Financial Industry Lawyers 2019, Monday, March 11, 2019, Pittsburgh, PA
Ethics for Financial Industry Lawyers 2019, Monday, March 11, 2019, Philadelphia, PA
Ethics for Financial Industry Lawyers 2019, Monday, March 11, 2019, Atlanta, GA
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