Henry concentrates his practice in the area of labor and employment. He helps large and small businesses with daily and long-term compliance with federal, state and local employment laws; the development and implementation of best employment practices; advice on employment and termination decisions; and employment-based litigation and administrative actions. Employers look to Henry for counseling on all manner of employment issues and laws, including guidance on Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), state discrimination and leave laws, workers’ compensation and non-compete provisions, among others. Henry regularly drafts employment policies and handbooks, employment and independent contractor agreements, non-compete and confidentiality agreements, and training materials for clients. He also assists clients with wage and hour audits, helping employers identify areas of compliance and non-compliance with applicable laws.
In his litigation practice, Henry represents employers in state and federal courts, as well as before federal and state administrative agencies, such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Nebraska Equal Opportunity Commission, the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, and the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). Henry has experience defending employers against claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation and wrongful termination. Additionally, he regularly helps employers enforce non-compete and confidentiality provisions.
In addition to his labor and employment practice, Henry has appeared in state and federal court in all manner of commercial litigation, including cases involving claims of breach of contract, complex business disputes, product liability, securities fraud, patent, trademark and copyright infringement, unfair competition, defamation, premises liability, eminent domain and government contract procurement disputes, among others.
Order of the Coif CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in Property Law, Copyright Law, Insurance Law Nebraska Law Review