ROBERT M. HOWARD’S BATTLE TO CONTINUE A FOURTH OF JULY TRADITION BY ADRIENNE SCHOFHAUSER
Every Fourth of July when Robert Howard was
young, his parents took him to nearby Boston
Harbor, set him atop their station wagon, and
together they watched the spectacle of bombs
bursting in air above the dark waters.
Now an environmental lawyer at Latham
& Watkins, Howard is fighting to protect
In 2010, when the La Jolla Community
Fireworks Foundation was sued over
environmental issues by the Coastal
Environmental Rights Foundation
(CERF), Howard, a La Jolla resident,
stepped in, pro bono, to represent the
two-person foundation that sponsors the
La Jolla Cove fireworks.
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