SAN ANTONIO, TX (July 8, 2019) – Attorney Thomas J. Henry has been named one of Lawyers of Distinction’s “2019 Power Lawyers” with the piece ultimately being featured in the New York Times.
Lawyers of Distinction is a private organization with no political ties and no plaintiff or defense bias. Instead, to be recognized as a Lawyer of Distinction, lawyers must first be nominated by their peers then undergo review by the Lawyers of Distinction Selection Committee who analyze the attorneys work, experience, and abilities based on twelve independent criteria. The committee then conducts an in-depth ethics review and background check before the attorney is considered for final selection.
As part of the piece, Lawyers of Distinction wishes to honor the its “2019 Power Lawyers” for their competence and reputation among their peers.
Thomas J. Henry is the founder and owner of Thomas J. Henry Law, PLLC, one of the nation’s leading personal injury firms. Since its founding in 1993, the firm has grown into the largest personal injury plaintiff’s firm in Texas, housing more than 135 attorneys and 350 supporting staff. The firm currently operates seven office locations across San Antonio, Corpus Christi, Austin, and Houston.
Thomas J. Henry and his firm have been the recipients of numerous awards over the years.
In 2019, Glassdoor named Thomas J. Henry Law, PLLC one of the “Best Places to Work” in the United States. It was the only law firm to make the list. That same year, Bloomberg Businessweek published a feature on Thomas J. Henry, highlighting his firm’s “clear commitment to client satisfaction.” Thomas J. Henry was also named one of the “Best Lawyers in San Antonio for 2019” by S.A. Scene Magazine.
In 2018, Thomas J. Henry was named the Best San Antonio Attorney of 2018 by San Antonio Current and was also recognized as one of the Best Personal Injury Attorneys in the nation by Newsweek.com. In 2017, Thomas J. Henry achieved one of the 10 largest verdicts recorded in Texas for the year (awarded to Thomas J. Henry by Texas Lawyer, an ALM company) as well as the #1 Texas Car Accident, Bus Accident, and Negligent Supervision Verdicts for the year (awarded to Thomas J. Henry by TopVerdict.com).
In 2016, Forbes Magazine named Thomas J. Henry a “Texas Leader in Law,” noting his ability to secure large financial awards, a positive reputation among professional peers, and a dedication to philanthropy at the local, national, and global levels. Also in 2016, Thomas J. Henry Law, PLLC was listed on Newsweek.com’s annual list of “Premier Law Firms.”
Thomas J. Henry is also a lifetime member of both the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum and of Rue Ratings’ “Best Attorneys of America.”
Outside of the courtroom, the firm is known for its many philanthropic endeavors and generous contributions to local and global communities.
The firm has an active philanthropy program which supports causes related to poverty, veterans, national disaster relief, education, animals, and the arts.