Attorney Charles L. Howard
Chuck was a Partner and the General Counsel of Shipman & Goodwin prior to going “Of Counsel” in January 2019. While in private practice, Chuck had for many years represented organizational ombuds clients at major corporations, universities, and other organizations throughout the United States, but in September 2019 he left Shipman & Goodwin to became the first ever Executive Director of the International Ombudsman Association. Previously, he had been active in the leadership of the Dispute Resolution Section of the American Bar Association and had chaired its Ombuds Committee. In Connecticut, he has served on several state commissions and not-for-profit board of directors. He currently is a member of the Connecticut Client Security Fund Committee.