Howell Ma


Howell Ma

Howell Ma advises clients on all aspects of corporate law. 

Mr. Ma previously worked at the firm as a summer associate, where he assisted with matters related to emerging companies, commercial litigation, international arbitration, and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, as well as pro bono work. He also worked as an intern at another New York law firm. While pursuing his legal education, Mr. Ma held an externship at the Legal Aid Society of Eastern Virginia and served as a volunteer at De Vecino a Vecino Naturalization Clinic and Hogar's Naturalization Clinic.

Prior to pursuing his law degree in the United States, Mr. Ma worked at a government agency in Shanghai, China. 

Publications & News


January 19, 2018

WilmerHale Represents Pandion Therapeutics in $58M Series A Financing

On January 18, 2018, Pandion Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company developing bispecific antibody therapeutics to achieve localized immunomodulation, announced its $58 million Series A financing.

June 13, 2017

WilmerHale Represents Hilton in Exclusive Co-Branded Credit Card Partnership Agreement With American Express

WilmerHale client Hilton announced that American Express has been selected as the exclusive issuer for Hilton Honors co-branded credit cards in the United States, beginning January 1, 2018.

April 28, 2017

2017 M&A Report

Our 2017 M&A Report provides a detailed global M&A market review and outlook. Other highlights include takeover defenses for public companies; key lessons for buyers and sellers considering earnouts; recent developments in merger control regulation; common interest privilege protection among deal parties; special considerations in California M&A deals; acquisition financial statement requirements for IPO companies; a comparison of deal terms in public and private acquisitions; and key terms and issues in sales of VC-backed companies.

April 26, 2017

WilmerHale Represents Medtronic in Senior Notes Offering

On March 28, 2017, Medtronic plc's wholly owned subsidiaries, Medtronic, Inc. and Medtronic Global Holdings S.C.A., issued an aggregate principal amount of $2 billion of senior notes in concurrent SEC-registered underwritten public offerings.


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JD, William and Mary School of Law, 2016

LLM, William and Mary School of Law, 2014

LLB, Shanghai University of Political Science and Law, 2010

Bar Admissions

New York


Chinese (Mandarin)

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