Purolite Welcomes Howard Brodie

We are pleased to announce the addition of Howard Brodie as Vice President and Global General Counsel to the Purolite team. Howard brings over 25 years of experience in corporate law and complex commercial transactions for technology companies. Upon graduating from Yale Law School, Howard clerked for the Chief Judge of the Sixth Circuit and then spent six years at the White & Case LLP practicing commercial law, corporate finance and M&A. Following White & Case, Howard became General Counsel of Emcore Corporation (NASDAQ: EMKR) where he created the company’s first legal department with responsibility for all legal, compliance, contractual and Intellectual Property matters.

After ten years at Emcore, Howard was hired by Empower Energies as General Counsel to create the legal department.  Howard worked at Empower Energies for ten years and was responsible for managing the company’s legal affairs. Howard is a front-line, hands-on attorney who works closely with every functional group including Finance, Operations, R&D, Sales, Purchasing and HR. Throughout this career, he has negotiated and concluded commercial agreements with leading companies in virtually every industry including specialty chemicals, life sciences, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, energy and semiconductors. Howard also has extensive experience in creating and implementing Intellectual Property strategies to protect new technologies and products.