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Howard L. Kastel

Howard L. Kastel, lawyer, business executive. Bar: Illinois 1960, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1960, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1965, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea, 3d, 4th, 5th, 8th and 9th circuits), Supreme Court of the United States Court.

Background

  • Kastel, Howard L. was born on June 11, 1932 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of William A. and Beatrice (Seltzer) Kastel.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Harvard University, 1954. Juris Doctor cum laude, Loyola University, Chicago, 1960.

    Career

    • Associate Aaron, Aaron, Schimberg & Hess, Chicago, 1960-1962. Partner Altheimer & Gray, 1962-1980, Kastel & Rutkoff, Chicago, 1980-1983, Holleb & Coff, Chicago, 1983-1984, McDermott, Will & Emery, Chicago, 1984-1997, of counsel, since 1997. President, Chief Executive Officer Wanger Asset Management Ltd., 1998-1999.

      Partner Wanger Asset Management LP, 1998-1999. Principal Fox, Hefter, Swibel, Levinei & Cadnole, since 2000. Member Finance Accounting Standards Board Task Force on Non-Business Organizations, 1981-1983, member Labor Law Committee, 1961-1972, Civil Practice Committee, 1971-1988, Securities Law Committee, 1981-1988, Judicial Committee, since 1983.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Illinois 1960, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1960, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1965, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea, 3d, 4th, 5th, 8th and 9th circuits), Supreme Court of the United States Court.

    Membership

    Sergeant United States Marine Corps, 1954-1956. Member American Bar Association (law and accounting committee since 1977, chairman subcommittee international accounting, federal regulations of securities subcommittee on Securities and Exchange Commission practice and enforcement matters since 1979).

    Personality

    Interests

    Yacht racing, treking, cross country skiing, golf.

    Connections

    • Married Joan Herron, December 20, 1953. Children: Mark Alan, Jeffrey Lawrence.
    • father: William A. Kastel
    • mother: Beatrice (Seltzer) Kastel
    • spouse: Joan Herron
    • children: Mark Alan Kastel
    • Jeffrey Lawrence Kastel
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