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Steven D. Henry

Steven D. Henry

Partner

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Overview

Steven helps businesses and individuals tackle complex legal problems. He is a solution-oriented, seasoned litigator, having handled numerous business, regulatory, product liability and personal injury cases over his 15 years of practicing law.  Steven has been listed as a Rising Star by Georgia Super Lawyers for business and product liability litigation.

In addition, he has experience in formulating legal and business strategies for a wide variety of clients that look to him as their outside general counsel.

Steven’s transactional experience includes the buying and selling of businesses and assets and real estate transactions as well as the appropriate structuring and formation of a variety of business entities.

As the founder, owner and operator of a real estate development firm and with experience as a financial and management consultant, Steven brings a rich and varied skill set to his law practice. As a result, he has developed a strong understanding of what clients truly need concerning efficiency, value and effective counsel.

Achievements
  • Georgia Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Edition, Listed Business Litigation (2011, 2012), Personal Injury Defense: Products (2013)
  • Georgia Bar Association, Leadership Academy - Younger Lawyers Division, Class of 2010
  • National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, Award of Merit
  • University of Georgia School of Law, Orientation on Professionalism, Group Leader, 2009-2011
Experience

Representative Work

  • Representation of many different businesses in disputes concerning their business activities, including asserting and defending claims for breach of contract, fraud, misrepresentation, tortious interference with business relations, noncompetition agreements and other restrictive covenants, and collections matters, among other claims.
  • Representation of defendant product manufacturer in product liability case claiming $162 million in damages.
  • Representation of an international medical technology company in a dispute over its intellectual property rights to its medical device / invention.
  • Representation of several national retailers in a variety of personal injury matters, toxic tort litigation, and intellectual property litigation.
  • Representation of healthcare providers in business disputes, Certificate of Need matters, and regulatory matters concerning physician and clinic licensing.
  • Representation of general contractors and subcontractors in business and construction-related disputes and deals.
  • Representation of several Atlanta-owned technology companies in selling, licensing and otherwise capitalizing on their intellectual property.
  • Representation of a variety of individuals and businesses in governmental and internal corporate investigations.

* Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future legal representation.

Thought Leadership

Publications

January 2013
"Cover Your Tail (Insurance)", Health Care Law Note
March 2011

Published Works

  • Co-author, Constitutional Challenges to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC), Insurance and Reinsurance Committee Newsletter, March 2011
  • Co-author, The Class Action Fairness Act of 2005, Southeast Tech Wire, 2005
  • Co-author, Dual Criminal Enforcement of the Clean Water Act: Recent Case Review, presented at the American Bar Association's 17th Annual National Institute on White Collar Crime, 2003
  • Co-author, A Trap for the Unwary: Self-Disclosure to the EPA, TRENDS in Litigation, 2003
  • Co-author, The Case for Reevaluation of DOJ Policies on Prosecuting White Collar Crime, Washington Legal Foundation, 2002

Presentations

  • "Products Liability Litigation: How to Reduce Your Company's Exposure," American Composites Manufacturers Association Webinar Series, July 17, 2013
  • "Products Liability Litigation – The Scope of Risk to Composite Manufacturers, Distributors, Suppliers and Retailers and How to Reduce Your Company's Exposure to It," Composites 2013, Orlando, FL
Education
  • University of Georgia School of Law, J.D., Cum Laude, 2001
  • University of Georgia, B.B.A., Banking and Finance, 1995
  • Georgia Institute of Technology, Master of Science in Management (M.S.M.), 1997
Admissions
  • Georgia, 2001
Affiliations
  • Defense Research Institute, Commercial Litigation Section 2009 - 2013
  • Wills for Heroes Sub-Committee, Public Service Committee, Georgia Bar Association - Younger Lawyers Division, 2009 - 2011
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, 2014
  • Georgia Bar Association, Business Law Committee - Younger Lawyers Division, 2007 - 2011
  • Georgia Bar Association, Ethics and Professionalism Committee - Younger Lawyers Division, 2004 - 2007
  • Younger Law Alumni Committee of the University of Georgia School of Law - Special Committee for Annual Giving, 2002
Academic Honors
  • Georgia Law Review, Member, Editorial Board, 1999-2000
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