Howard Anglin attended McGill University, where he received a B.A. (Hons.) in English Literature, and New York University Law School, where he received a J.D. and was an editor of the NYU Law Review. He clerked on the United States Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit, practised corporate law with international law firms in New York and London and then appellate litigation with a firm in Washington, DC. In 2011 he returned to Canada to serve as Chief of Staff to then-Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Jason Kenney, and later as Senior Advisor for Legal Affairs and Policy, Deputy Chief of Staff, and finally Acting Chief of Staff to Prime Minister Stephen Harper. From 2016-2019 he was the Executive Director of the Canadian Constitution Foundation, a national charity based in Calgary that defends and promotes constitutional rights and freedoms. From 2019-2020 he served as Principal Secretary to Alberta Premier Jason Kenney. He is currently a postgraduate researcher in constitutional law at the University of Oxford. He has written widely on legal matters, as well as politics and culture.