Andrew howell

Managing Partners


Andrew L. Howell

Andrew L. Howell is the Co-Founding and Managing Partner of the Salt Lake City law firm, York Howell.  For more than 21 years, Andrew’s legal practice has focused exclusively in the areas of estate planning, asset protection planning, business structuring, tax planning, charitable giving, and estate administration.  Andrew holds an AV Preeminent Rating with Martindale-Hubbell and has built a successful practice throughout the United States.

Andrew has given years of service on the Executive Committee of the Utah State Bar since becoming a member of that Bar in October of 2002.  In recent years, he has served as Secretary, Treasurer, Vice President, and Chairman of the Estate Planning Section of the Utah State Bar.

In addition to being a member of the Utah State Bar, Andrew is an active member of the Idaho State Bar, Arizona State Bar, Texas State Bar, Montana State Bar, and Wyoming State Bar.  He continues to seek admission to other states.

Andrew is a leader at the forefront of responding to the industry-wide shift in estate planning resulting from client demand for a more holistic approach to wealth transfer.  He assists his ultra-high net worth clientele in creating tailored estate plans, focusing on what families should consider to increase harmony and purpose in their family planning.  His writing as been featured in the May 2017 issue of Trusts and Estates Magazine.  He is also the co-author of Entrusted: Building a Legacy That Lasts, which features seven core disciplines of successful wealth transfer of high-net-worth families going back hundreds of years.  Entrusted has led to recent speaking engagements to attorneys on the future of estate planning.  His follow-up book Riveted: 44 Values That Change the World, published in September 2018, achieved the title of #1 Best Seller in Business Ethics on Amazon the week of its release.

In 2015, Andrew was presented with the prestigious Forty Under 40 award by Utah Business Magazine.

York Howell is the fastest growing law firm in Utah and was celebrated as one of Utah’s Fast 50: Emerging 8 companies in 2016 and is ranked #1,073 on Inc. 5000’s Fastest Growing Companies in America. In 2022, York Howell was named one of Utah’s 100 Fastest Growing Companies, the only law firm in Utah to receive this award, and selected as one of Utah’s Top Workplaces, as voted by York Howell employees.

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