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Philip K. Howard

MAS Director Emeritus; Chair, Common Good

Philip K. Howard is a well-known leader of government and legal reform in America. His new book, The Rule of Nobody, has been praised by Fareed Zakaria as “an utterly compelling and persuasive book that, if followed, could change the way America works”. He is also author of the bestseller The Death of Common Sense, and Life Without Lawyers. He is Chair of Common Good, Senior Counsel at Covington & Burling LLP, and has advised two presidents and numerous public officials on legal and regulatory reform. 

His TED Talk has been widely watched and distributed, and he has appeared on, among other shows, NewsHour and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Howard became active in government reform through his many years as a civic leader in New York. He served as Counsel and then Chair of Municipal Art Society from 1983-2008.

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, October 22

9:35am PDT