Gary L. HenryGary L. Henry, a member of the firm, practices primarily in the area of civil litigation.

Gary received his Bachelor of Arts degree, summa cum laude, in American Studies with a minor in Political Science from the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. He received his law degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Tennessee College of Law, where he served as a student attorney in the U.T. Legal Clinic and as a Third-Year Editor for the Tennessee Law Review. While in law school, Gary received Academic Excellence Awards in Advocacy Clinic, Civil Procedure, Criminal Procedure, Evidence, Legal Process, Legislation, Negotiations, Pretrial Litigation, Trial Practice, and Torts. Gary was also the recipient of the Walter L. Lusk Scholarship, the Judge Harry W. Laughlin, Jr. Case Note Award, and the Robert E. Pryor Award of Excellence in Advocacy. Upon graduation from law school, Gary was elected to the Order of the Coif.

Since joining the firm, Gary has handled several types of cases, including cases involving personal injuries, property disputes, banking issues, business matters, domestic relations, and criminal defense. Gary is also involved in the local legal community, having served as a coordinator of the local high school mock trial competition and provided pro bono legal services to those in need. Gary is a former president of the local federal bar association and has served as the treasurer and continuing legal education chairman for that organization in the past. Gary is a graduate of the Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law Class of 2012 and has been selected as a Rising Star by the Mid-South Super Lawyers publication (2012-2018).

Gary is married to Cassandra Greene Henry of Ringgold, Georgia. They have three daughters, Audrey Caroline, Juliet Louise, and Scarlet Lynn, and one son, Gabriel Hamilton. Gary and his family reside in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

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Education

  • University of the South, B.A. in American Studies with a minor in Political Science (summa cum laude), 2003
  • University of Tennessee College of Law, J.D. (magna cum laude), 2006

Publications

  • Gary L. Henry, Crawford v. Washington, 541 U.S. 36 (2004), 72 Tenn. L. Rev. 671 (2005)

Admissions

  • Tennessee
  • Georgia
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Legal Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Chattanooga Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association – Chattanooga Chapter
  • Justices Ray L. Brock, Jr. – Robert E. Cooper American Inn of Court (Associate: 2008-2010; Barrister: 2015 to present)