BA, Northwestern University; JD, Georgetown University Law Center
Howard Crystal is Of Counsel at Meyer Glitzenstein & Eubanks (formerly Meyer Glitzenstein & Crystal), a small public interest law firm specializing in environmental, animal protection, and open government matters. In the animal protection area, Mr. Crystal has litigated numerous cases over the conservation of endangered species around the country, from the San Francisco garter snake in California to the Atlantic salmon off the coast of Maine. He has also litigated cases over the preservation of species’ habitat in national parks such as Yellowstone, Gulf Islands National Seashore in Florida, and the Lower Rio Grande National Wildlife Refuge in Texas, as well as cases directly concerning the mistreatment of animals, from pigeon shoots in Pennsylvania to wild horses in Nevada. Mr. Crystal has also litigated numerous cases under the Freedom of Information Act and other open government laws.