Benjamin A. Howe

Benjamin A. Howe


Benjamin Howe is a Boston-based attorney who represents startup companies through all aspects of their life cycle as well as advises both financial and strategic venture capital investors.

Mr. Howe has worked with entrepreneurs to form hundreds of startup companies, and has closed an even larger number of domestic and international venture capital financings, including early seed investments, initial and growth equity rounds, bridge financings, venture debt, large late-stage equity rounds and complex strategic investments.

In addition, Mr. Howe's practice includes representation of buyers and sellers in deals ranging from sales and acquisitions of early stage emerging companies to multibillion-dollar cross-border transactions.

Mr. Howe has held positions with a university venture fund, a large venture-backed startup and a national emerging company incubator. He also served as General Faculty at the University of Virginia.

Mr. Howe sits on the firm's Innovation Committee and is an adjunct professor at Boston University School of Law, where he teaches a spring semester seminar on venture-backed startups.


  • University of Colorado School of Law, J.D.
  • Middlebury College, B.A., Political Science
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Massachusetts
Honors & Awards
  • Rising Star, Massachusetts Super Lawyers magazine, 2017-2021
  • Holland & Knight Pro Bono All-Star
  • Holland & Knight Public and Charitable Service All-Star