Howard Anglin was Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor, Legal Affairs and Policy, to former Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
Howard is the Executive Director of the Canadian Constitution Foundation, a registered charity dedicated to defending the constitutional rights and freedoms of Canadians. He is a graduate of McGill University and New York University Law School, where he was an editor of the NYU Law Review. After graduating, he practised in New York and London before clerking on the United States Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit. After clerking, he resumed legal practice, with a focus on appellate litigation, in Washington, DC. In 2011, he moved to Ottawa, where he served first as Chief of Staff to a federal cabinet minister and later as Deputy Chief of Staff to the Prime Minister. He has written widely on legal matters, as well as politics and culture.