Howard Sobelman

Board Chair

Partner Snell & Wilmer

Tyler's Dad

Howard Sobelman co-chairs the Intellectual Property practice at Snell & Wilmer, focusing on patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, licensing and due diligence. Specific technology ranges from aerospace, blockchain, software and hardware to financial services, solar tracking and various other technologies. Howard has also worked with various clients to develop global protection strategies. He previously worked for General Electric.

Among his many professional awards, Howard was named Phoenix Lawyer of the Year by The Best Lawyers in America© for four consecutive years from 2013 to 2016 and also in 2020.

Howard has been a board member of the Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center since 2005 and served as its board chair from 2008 to 2015.

Howard has a J.D. degree from Arizona State University’s College of Law and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics from the University of Arizona.

Howard and his wife Wendi are the parents of adult triplets Jacob, Reanna and Tyler, who has autism.