Timothy Howard

Assistant Counsel
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. (Philadelphia, PA)

TIMOTHY HOWARD is an Assistant Counsel in the Office of General Counsel at Merck & Co., Inc. Mr. Howard is a graduate of the University of Michigan Law School. Following graduation, he clerked for the Honorable Ann D. Montgomery in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota. Prior to arriving at Merck, Tim spent seven years in private practice, first at Dorsey & Whitney LLP in Minneapolis and then Steptoe & Johnson LLP in Washington, DC handling a wide variety of litigation and investigation matters. Since arriving at Merck in 2006, Mr. Howard has coordinated the company’s response to investigations initiated by Congress, the Justice Department and State Attorneys General. He has also handled the company’s defense of qui tam, consumer fraud, securities, product liability and international class-action litigation. Finally, he has provided regulatory counseling to the company on drug promotion, drug sampling and physician payment transparency laws.