Henry provides strategic counsel to clients, to prevent or reduce risks from situations of crisis and uncertainty, in environmental, employee health and safety, and antitrust law matters. He also represents clients in rulemaking and legislative proceedings, as well as in investigations and litigation involving unfounded enforcement actions. Henry is a member of Husch Blackwell’s Energy & Natural Resources team.
Henry’s practice often involves highly technical cases in which he coordinates a team of forensic accountants, technical experts and public relations specialists. He represents clients in cases involving fatal or serious injuries; chemical releases; explosions; fires; manufacturing, transportation and construction accidents; mine disasters; and tort allegations. He has also successfully led multimillion-dollar recovery cases for “direct purchasers” of goods that were overpriced because of market manipulation and violations of antitrust law.
Henry defends investigations and enforcement actions by federal and state government agencies, including the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Department of Transportation (DOT), National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). In addition, Henry defends related tort and criminal matters, employee health and safety whistleblower cases and discrimination claims.
At a strategic level, Henry represents companies and trade coalitions in regulatory and congressional counseling, loss prevention audits, management training services, legislative counseling and lobbying.
Henry has served as senior counsel to the American Mining Congress, adjunct professor of occupational safety and health law at Johns Hopkins Graduate School of Public Health, and on congressional and agency advisory committees.