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Ascent Employment Law and Howard Employment Law Forge Strategic Alliance to Enhance Client Services and Collaboration

Richard B. Johnson

Co-Founder + Partner
June 22, 2023


We are thrilled to announce an exciting new strategic alliance between Ascent Employment Law and Howard Employment Law, two esteemed employment law firms known for their commitment to excellence and an unwavering client-centered approach. While we will continue to operate independently, this collaboration marks a significant milestone in our journey to provide comprehensive and exceptional legal services to our valued clients. Together, we aim to leverage our collective strengths in thought leadership, professional development and client services to foster even greater impacts and offerings in the field of workplace law.

Client Services

While Ascent Employment Law and Howard Employment will continue to operate independently, our strategic relationship allows us to provide timely experienced support to each other for the benefit of clients. In complex cases or during periods of high demand, we can collaborate to provide clients with the combined expertise and resources of both firms. This ensures that our clients receive the utmost care and attention, benefiting from our collective experience and multidimensional perspectives.

A Relationship Rooted in Shared Values

Ascent Employment Law and Howard Employment Law are united by a shared vision of empowering our clients, ensuring fair treatment and respect for employer and employees in the workplace, and offering unparalleled legal advice and representation to businesses, organizations, First Nations and individuals. Our firms uphold the highest standards of professionalism, integrity, and client service. By establishing this relationship, we can pool our resources and expertise to better serve our clients, while maintaining our unique identities.

Enhanced Marketing Efforts

Through this alliance, Ascent Employment Law and Howard Employment will collaborate on various initiatives to expand learning experiences for our clients and engage with a broader audience. By combining our efforts, we will share best practices, leverage our respective networks to enhance brand visibility and raise awareness about the importance of employment law in today’s business landscape. This collaborative approach allows us to share knowledge, insights, and industry trends, ultimately benefiting our clients with up-to-date information and resources.

Professional Development and Knowledge Sharing

Continual learning and development are vital in the legal profession, and our alliance enables us to strengthen our commitment to professional growth. Ascent Employment Law and Howard Employment Law will actively collaborate on in-house training programs, client workshops, and presentations within the employment bar, fostering an environment of knowledge sharing and peer support. By exchanging expertise, honing our skills, and staying abreast of legal developments, we can better serve our clients and provide informed guidance on a wide range of employment law matters.

Strength in Collaboration

The power of collaboration cannot be overstated, and our alliance emphasizes the value of working together for the greater good. By combining our strengths, Ascent Employment Law and Howard Employment Law create a symbiotic relationship that elevates not only both firms but more importantly the offerings available to our clients. This collaborative spirit enables us to better serve our clients, push the boundaries of excellence, and advocate for positive change in the employment law landscape.


The alliance between Ascent Employment Law and Howard Employment Law represents a forward-thinking approach to delivering exceptional employment law services. By leveraging our shared values, resources, and expertise in marketing, professional development, and strategic shared client services, we strengthen our ability to provide comprehensive and personalized legal solutions to our clients. We are excited about the possibilities this collaboration presents and remain committed to upholding our reputation as trusted advisors in employment law, dedicated to empowering individuals and businesses to thrive in the modern workplace.