Gary B. Howell-Walton


Gary Howell-Walton is an associate whose practice covers a variety of complex litigation matters, including intellectual property disputes, government and internal investigations, and appeals. Mr. Howell-Walton maintains an active pro bono practice, and has represented clients seeking support related to housing, public benefits, and immigration status.  

Mr. Howell-Walton joined WilmerHale as a summer associate in 2018. During law school, he served as a judicial intern for the Honorable George A. O’Toole of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts and as a legal intern with the Mental Health Legal Advisors Committee.

Prior to law school, Mr. Howell-Walton earned a Masters in Social Work from the University of Southern California and worked as a clinician in a non-profit setting. 


  • Recognized in National Black Lawyers 2022 and 2023 Top 40 Under 40 for Massachusetts.

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  • Education

    • JD, Northeastern University School of Law, 2019

      Senior Editor, Northeastern University Law Review
    • MA, Social Work, Community Organization, Planning and Administration, University of Southern California, 2014

    • BA, Psychology and Spanish Studies, Andrews University, 2010

  • Admissions

    • Massachusetts

    • US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

    • US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

    • US District Court for the District of Massachusetts